John Eastham letter to Leland Stanford

John Eastham letter to Leland Stanford

Dates: 1869 February 16

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 Feb. 1869, and addressed to Leland Stanford. Eastham writes concerning his qualifications as an engineer. The item was probably forwarded to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, because it was found among his papers.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 p.)
  • Creator: Eastham, John
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 221
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Initial citation: Vault MSS 221; John Eastham letter to Leland Stanford; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 221, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Material Types; Railroad engineers--United States--Correspondence
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Eastham (John) letter to Leland Stanford
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-16T04:22-0700
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American railroad engineer.

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