Hancock County (Ill.) deposition

Hancock County (Ill.) deposition

Dates: 1846

Signed documents concerning a debt of $20,000 owed to Isaac Galland by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for land near Nauvoo, Illinois. Galland affirms that the successors to Joseph Smith are fleeing the jurisidiction of the Illinois courts without paying the debt.

  • Extent: 2 p. (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 134
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Hancock County (Ill.) deposition 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 134; Hancock County (Ill.) deposition; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 134, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Paul C. Richards in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Paul C. Richards; 1974.
Subject Terms
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856; Galland, Isaac, 1790-1858; Civil Procedure and Courts; Nauvoo (Ill.)--Expulsion of the Mormons; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History; Politics, Government, and Law
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Hancock County (Ill.) deposition
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:50-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical Sketch

Hancock County (Ill.) is where Nauvoo is located.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts