Letter to Caleb Cushing

Letter to Caleb Cushing

Dates: 1854

ALS written to Cushing, United States Attorney General, concerning the recommendation of Col. Edward R. Harden of Georgia as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Utah Territory.

  • Extent: 1 p. (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Chastain, Elijah Webb, 1813-1874. -- Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879
  • Call Number: MSS SC 77
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Letter to Caleb Cushing 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 77; Letter to Caleb Cushing; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 77, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Harden, Edward R.; Utah. Supreme Court; Civil Procedure and Courts; Letters; Politics, Government, and Law; Utah--History--19th century--Sources; Utah--Politics and government
Appraisal Information
Utah political history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.I, 2007)
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Finding Aid Title
Letter to Caleb Cushing
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:35-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Chastain was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Georgia.

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