A memorial to Congress for the construction of a great national central railroad
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Identifier: MSS SC 2367
Scope and Contents
Handwritten legislative motion passed by the Utah territorial legislature on 3 March 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "governor;" Willard Richards (1804-1854), "Pres. of the Council;" and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "Speaker of the House of Rep." The measure requests that the federal government build a railroad across the United States.
- Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A memorial to congress for the construction of a great national central railroad must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 item (2 p.)(0.01 linear ft.)
Purchased through Peter Crawley in 1985.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Peter Crawley; 1985.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of A memorial to Congress for the construction of a great national central railroad
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- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 October 20
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.