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    James Cowper correspondence, 1861-1869
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    MS 24755
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    James Cowper correspondence, 1861-1869


    Includes letters from Charles Turner describing conditions aboard the emigrant ship Underwriter, overland travel, settlement in Morgan County, Utah, and the Morrisite war; letters James Cowper wrote from Dundee, Scotland, to his daughter Elizabeth C. Jeffery in St. George, Utah; and letter to James Cowper in St. George from his son John D. Cowper in Salt Lake City, describing employment as a cook during transcontinental railroad construction.

    Copies of other Turner and Cowper letters are located in: Thomas Alfred and Elizabeth Cowper Jeffery Family History, 1995.



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