Samuel Allis statement

Samuel Allis statement

Dates: 1846

Photocopies of a handwritten and signed statement dated 8 Sept. 1846. Allis affirms that he and others were in Omaha County, Nebraska, before the Mormons arrived. Also incuded is a letter from R. B. Mitchell stating he has "nothing to add to my communication made to Colonel Kane" dated 19 Sept. 1846.

  • Extent: 2 items (2 pages)(0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Allis, Samuel, 1805-1883
  • Call Number: MSS SC 187
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Samuel Allis statement 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 187; Samuel Allis statement; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 187, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Kane, Thomas Leiper, 1822-1883; Mitchell, R. B.; Correspondence; Material Types; Mormons--Nebraska--History--Sources
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
Allis (Samuel) statement
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:03-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Missionary to the Pawnee Indians and a resident of Nebraska.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts