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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.

Dates

  • 1852

Creator

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.

Extent

1 item (2 p.)(0.01 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Purchased through Peter Crawley in 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Peter Crawley; 1985.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of A memorial to Congress for the construction of a great national central railroad
Status
In Progress
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 October 20
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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