J. Calhoun letter and note

J. Calhoun letter and note

Dates: 1855

Handwritten letter and survey notes. The letter was written from the Surveyor General's office in Leavenworth, Kansas on 25 Aug. 1855 to a deputy surveyor giving instructions for surveying Shawnee lands.

  • Extent: 2 items (4 p.)(0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Calhoun, J., fl. 1855
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1831
  • 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 J. Calhoun letter and note 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 1831; J. Calhoun letter and note; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1831, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by S. Clyde Johnson in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Donated; S. Clyde Johnson; 1981.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Kansas--History--1854-1861--Sources; Material Types; Shawnee Indians--History--Sources; Surveyors--Kansas--Leavenworth--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Calhoun (J.) letter and note
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:02-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Surveyor general of Kansas and Nebraska.

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