Jose A. Bernal petition

Jose A. Bernal petition

Dates: 1833

Photocopy of a handwritten document. The item is a petition from Bernal requesting a discharge from the army. Bernal lost two fingers in an accident while serving in the military.

  • Extent: 1 folder
  • Creator: Bernal, Jose Antonio
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1889
  • 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 Jose A. Bernal petition 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 1889; Jose A. Bernal petition; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1889, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
California--History--To 1846--Sources; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; Soldiers--California--Biography--Sources; Soldiers--Mexico--Biography--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
Bernal (Jose A.) petition
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Stephens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-03T12:31-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Enlisted man in the Mexican Army serving in northern California.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts