George Q. Cannon letters to John Steel

George Q. Cannon letters to John Steel

Dates: 1875-1877

Two ALS's written from Washington, D.C. to John Steele of Toquerville, Utah. The 1875 letter replies to a request made by Steele for remuneration from the Postmaster General. The 1877 letter concerns a bill to grant pensions to Mexican War veterans and another bill for the reclamation of desert lands. Both letters are written on House of Representatives letterhead.

  • Extent: 2 p.
  • Creator: Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901
  • Call Number: MSS SC 72
  • 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 to public research.
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Materials are in English.
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Initial citation: MSS SC 72; George Q. Cannon letters to John Steel; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 72, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Military; Pension, Military--United States--War with Mexico, 1845-1898; Politics, Government, and Law
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George Q. Cannon letters to John Steel
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Utah territorial representative to the United States Congress.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts