Aaron Bliss letters

Aaron Bliss letters

Dates: 1839-1845

Handwritten letters addressed to Samuel Moore, a Mormon living in Iowa and Nauvoo, Illinois. The items were sent from Missouri and from Louisiana. Bliss writes of family and personal matters. He asks about how the Mormons are doing and expresses a desire to visit Moore in Nauvoo.

  • Extent: 10 items (36 p.)(0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bliss, Aaron
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2221
  • 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 Aaron Bliss 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 2221; Aaron Bliss letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2221, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Patricia Hall Lott in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Patricia Hall Lott; 1984.
Subject Terms
Moore, Samuel, fl. 1845; Farmers--Missouri--Correspondence; Home and Family; Missouri--History--Sources; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Letters
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
UPB_MSSSC2221
Finding Aid Title
Bliss (Aaron) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:29-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Missouri farmer.



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Ryan Lee
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