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Documents in the Case of John W. Archer vs. James J. Strang and John Cole

Documents in the Case of John W. Archer vs. James J. Strang and John Cole

Dates: 1849

Handwritten legal documents including affidavits, writs, depositions, and decisions. The items relate to a suit brought by John W. Archer, a disaffected Strangite, against James J. Strang and John Cole in the summer of 1849 to recover a wagon Archer had consecrated to Strang's group. The case was heard in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 408
  • 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 Legal documents 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 408; Documents in the Case of John W. Archer vs. James J. Strang and John Cole; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 408, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS408.xml
Subject Terms
Archer, John W.; Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)--History; Civil Procedure and Courts; Politics, Government, and Law; Walworth County (Wis.)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Affidavits; Depositions; Judgments; Writs
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_VMSS408
Finding Aid Title
Documents in the Case of John W. Archer vs. James J. Strang and John Cole
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Leslie Evens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-14T15:09-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Strangites).



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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