Erastus Bingham pension application

Erastus Bingham pension application

Dates: 1859

Holograph application to the US Department of the Interior by Erastus Bingham regarding the pension due him as guardian of his grandson, Elijah N. Freeman Jr. Freeman's father, Elijah N. Freeman Sr., died while serving in the "Mormon Battalion" on 20 Nov. 1846 during the war with Mexico.

  • Extent: 1 item (3 p.)
  • Creator: Bingham, Erastus, 1798-1882
  • Call Number: MSS SC 972
  • 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 Erastus Bingham pension application 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 972; Erastus Bingham pension application; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 972, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Freeman, Elijah Norman, 1845-1936; Freeman, Elijah Norman, d. 1846; United States. Army. Mormon Battalion--Newspapers; Military; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Petitions
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC972
Finding Aid Title
Bingham (Erastus) pension application
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:39-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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