Lewis C. Bidamon and Joseph Smith III legal documents

Lewis C. Bidamon and Joseph Smith III legal documents

Dates: 1849-1860

Documents concerning eleven legal cases involving either Bidamon or Joseph Smith III.

  • Extent: 72 folders (7.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bidamon, Lewis C. (Lewis Crum), -1891. -- Smith, Joseph, III, 1832-1914
  • Call Number: MSS SC 357
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Lewis C. Bidamon legal documents must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Unpublished list included with collection.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 357; Lewis C. Bidamon and Joseph Smith III legal documents; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 357, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Peter Crawley, 1975.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Peter Crawley; 1975.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSSC357.xml
Subject Terms
Bidamon, Lewis C. (Lewis Crum), -1891--Trials, litigation, etc.; Smith, Joseph, III, 1832-1914--Trials, litigation, etc.; Civil Procedure and Courts; Hancock County (Ill.)--History; Legal documents--Illinois--Hancock County; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Legal documents
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Bidamon (Lewis C. and Joseph Smith III) legal documents
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:11-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Businessman and husband of Emma Smith.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts