John Hunt letter

John Hunt letter

Dates: 1839

Handwritten and signed letter dated 20 January 1839. The item was created in Polk County, Missouri, and is addressed to Hunt's brother, David Hunt. John Hunt writes about family matters and about the Mormons in Missouri at that time.

  • Extent: 1 item (4 p.) + 1 typescript
  • Creator: Hunt, John, fl. 1839
  • Call Number: MSS SC 657
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 John Hunt letter 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 657; John Hunt letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 657, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Home and Family; Mormons--Missouri--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Hunt (John) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:34-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Resident of Missouri.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts