Jacob Kemp Butterfield letters

Jacob Kemp Butterfield letters

Dates: 1846

Handwritten letter and a typescript. The letter was written at Fort Levenworth on 7 August 1846 to Butterfield's mother and deals with the "Mormon Batallion," with his personal feelings toward the Mormon Church, and quotes from his patriarchal blessing.

  • Extent: 2 item
  • Creator: Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1931
  • 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 Jacob Kemp Butterfield letters 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 1931; Jacob Kemp Butterfield letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1931, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Peter Crawley in 1982.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Peter Crawley; 1982.
Subject Terms
Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889--Correspondence; United States. Army. Mormon Battalion--Sources; Mexican War, 1846-1848--Sources; Mormons--Kansas--Fort Levenworth--History--Sources
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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
Butterfield (Jacob Kemp) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Stephens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:03-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and soldier in the "Mormon Batallion."

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts