Letters to Kanakuk

Letters to Kanakuk

Dates: 1832-1833

ALS (1832) from William Marshall, Indian Agency, Indiana, giving Kan-e-kuck and his party permission to hunt on U.S. land without threat of repression as long as the Indians remained friendly. Also includes two ALS's (1832, 1833) from William Clark, the first advising the Indians to leave the country; the second encouraging them to move to the reservation.

  • Extent: 2 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kanakuk, d. 1852
  • Call Number: MSS SC 132
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Originals restricted. Photocopy open for public research.
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Location of Originals
Originals located in HBLL Special Collections.
Alternative Format
Photocopy available in HBLL Special Collections.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters to Kanakuk must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 132; Letters to Kanakuk; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 132, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Fred A. Rosenstock in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1974.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Kickapoo Indians; Kickapoo Indians--Hunting; Material Types
Genre / Form
Letters; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Letters to Kanakuk
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:07-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Prophet and leader of the Kickapoo Indians.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts