Augustus L. Chetlain letters

Augustus L. Chetlain letters

Dates: 1867

Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Chetlain invites young to dinner at the Townsend House and writes concerning an invitation to Young's farm. Also included is a letter from Annie M. Chetlain, Augustus' wife, to Young thanking him for some strawberries.

  • Extent: 3 items (6 p.)
  • Creator: Chetlain, Augustus L. (Augustus Louis), 1824-1914
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 160
  • 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
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 160; Augustus L. Chetlain letters; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 160, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Chetlain, Annie M.; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Generals--United States--Correspondence; Mormon Church--Presidents; Mormons--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_VMSS160
Finding Aid Title
Chetlain (Augustus L.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-16T04:22-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

General for the United States in the American Civil War, 1861-1865, and a public servant for the United States who served as the collector of internal revenue at Salt Lake City, Utah, from 1867 to 1869.



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