Gasper Higher letter

Gasper Higher letter

Dates: 1752

Handwritten and signed letter written in Spanish to Father Felipe Segesser. The letter describes difficulties arising between certain priests, Spaniards, and Indians. Also included is a typed English translation of the manuscript.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Higher, Gasper
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1337
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Gasper Higher letter 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 1337; Gasper Higher letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1337, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Higher, Gasper; Catholic Church--Mexico--Clergy--Correspondence; Material Types; Mexico--History--To 1810
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Higher (Gasper) letter
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Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:08-0600
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Biorgaphical History

Mexican Catholic priest and rector of the Mission of San Ignacio in Sonora Mexico.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts