Edward Everett letters

Edward Everett letters

Dates: 1845-1847

Handwritten and signed letters. Many of these items were also written by Charles Everett. In three instances letters written by Edward and Charles are found on the same sheet of paper. The materials were written in Carthage, Illinois and addressed to Samuel W. Everett. Charles was a sergeant and Edward was a lieutenant in the Quincy Reflemen militia unit. Most of the items deal with activities by the militia in relation to the Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois, including attempts to arrest Mormon Church leaders.

  • Extent: 10 items (18 p.)(0.03 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Everett, Charles, fl. 1845. -- Everett, Edward, 1818-1903
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2575
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Initial citation: MSS SC 2575; Edward Everett letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2575, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Everett, Samuel W.; Illinois. Militia. Quincy Riflemen--History; Military; Mormon Church--Apostles--History; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History; Politics, Government, and Law
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Everett (Edward) letters
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:15-0700
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Biographical note

American mechanic, engineer, and soldier who served in the Quincy Riflemen militia in Illinois and later participated in the Mexican War (1845-1848).

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