Aaron Johnson correspondence

Aaron Johnson correspondence

Dates: 1852-1866

Photocopies of handwritten correspondence and memos between Aaron Johnson and other officers in the Utah Militia, relating to the procurement of supplies, enlistment of men, the settlement of Provo, relations with the Indians (especially Peteetneet and Tabby), muster rolls, and other military concerns.

  • Extent: 66 items (87 leaves)(0.07 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Johnson, Aaron, 1806-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1598
  • 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: 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 Aaron Johnson correspondence 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 1598; Aaron Johnson correspondence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1598, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by the Church Historical Project in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Church Historical Project; 1979.
Subject Terms
Johnson, Aaron, 1806-1877--Correspondence; Utah. Militia--History; Indians of North America; Military; Mormons--History; Mormons--Utah--Utah County--History; Politics, Government, and Law; Ute Indians--Utah--Government relations; Ute Indians--Utah--History
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Johnson (Aaron) correspondence
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:09-0700
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Biographical Sketch

Mormon colonizer and soldier. He was elected brigadier general in 1857 and commissioned major general in the Utah Militia in 1866.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts