Charles Shuster Zane autobiography
Scope and Contents
Mimeographed copy of a typewritten autobiography. Zane writes about his early life as a student and as a lawyer in Springfield, Illinois. He tells about his personal acquaintance with Abraham Lincoln and about hearing Lincoln give formal speeches on several occasions. Zane was appointed a federal judge in 1884 for the territory of Utah and writes about presiding over a number of important cases relating to polygamy in Utah. He later practiced law in Utah.
- Zane, Charles S. (Person)
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American lawyer and judge.
1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : (33 p.)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
- Church and state -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History -- 19th century
- Judges -- Utah -- History
- Lawyers -- Illinois -- Springfield -- History
- Lawyers -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
- Material Types
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Presidents -- United States -- History
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Springfield (Ill.) -- History
- Zane, Charles S.
- Register of Charles Shuster Zane autobiography
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 March 31
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.