Letter to "Friend La Fayette"

Letter to "Friend La Fayette"

Dates: 1854

Holograph. Letter written by Chaffin seeking Utah Territorial political appointment.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 2 p.
  • Creator: Chaffin, Louis R., 1806-1891
  • Call Number: MSS SC 593
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Collection maintained in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letter to "Friend La Fayatte" 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 593; Letter to "Friend La Fayette"; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 593, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Steve Barnett in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Steve Barnett; 1976.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Material Types; Payson (Utah)--Politics and government
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Letter to "Friend La Fayette"
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:08-0600
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Biographical History

Louis Rice Chaffin was born in Princeton, Massachusettes, on December 3, 1806. He married Sarah Maria Cossett on June 2, 1815. Chaffin worked as a photographer in Salt Lake City, Utah during 1852. He died in Cedar City on March 5, 1891.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts