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Grant, Jedediah M.


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Jedediah M. Grant letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321025]
Identifier: MSS SC 2229
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to Asa Calkin, 16 Dec. 1853. Grant requests a report be sent to him concerning the premiums paid out to encourage the growing of flax in Utah.

Dates: 1853

Legal instruments relating to Mormons in Utah

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292769]
Identifier: Vault MSS 707
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous legal documents. The collection consists of an account balance slip signed by Brigham Young, a stock certificate signed by Wilford Woodruff, John Bernhisel, among others; an incorporation bond; a record of trespass action against Lyman E. Johnson; a record of a court action; four receipts of per diem signed by Heber C. Kimball, Jedediah M. Grant, Orson Hyde, and Parley P. Pratt; and a petition for payment to E. D. Mecham, a member of the Mormon Battalion, from the estate of...
Dates: 1838-1895

Memorial to congress for five thousand dollars for the university

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292942]
Identifier: Vault MSS 734
Scope and Contents

Handwritten petition to the United States Congress. The item was "adopted in a joint session Jan. 17, 1854." The Utah Legislature asks for funds to support the University of Deseret. The item was signed by Willard Richards and Jedediah M. Grant.

Dates: 1854

Petition of residents of Utah

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233286704]
Identifier: Vault MSS 134
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed petition, dated 30 Sept. 1853, and addressed to Franklin Pierce, president of the United States. The item requests that Leonidas Shaver be retained as justice of the Supreme Court of the Utah Territory. The petition is signed by 27 Utahns including Jedediah M. Grant and Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1853 September 20

Thomas Pierce certificate

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489945]
Identifier: MSS 608
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and printed certificate dated 10 Aug. 1856 certifying that Thomas Pierce had been called to serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. The item was signed by the "First Presidency" of that Church.

Dates: 1856 August 10

Resolution appropriating money to pay the expenses of the Utah Territorial Library

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2400
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legislative act approved on 27 Dec. 1853. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), governor; Willard Richards (1804-1854), president of the council; and Jedediah M. Grant (1816-1856), speaker of the house. The item specifies that money be paid to support the Utah Territorial Library.

Dates: 1853

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