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W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young legal act

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 711

Scope and Contents

Handwritten legislative act from Utah dated March 1, 1852. The item is signed by W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young. The act declares it to be unlawful to "use with disrespect the name of the deity," use unnecessary cruelty upon animals, and to be intoxicated in public. The item also declares that the breaking of these laws is to be punishable by a monetary fine or by a period of hard labor.

Dates

  • 1852 March 1

Creator

  • Utah (Organization)

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 Legal act must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 item (2 pages)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Creator

  • Utah (Organization)
Title
Register of Legal act
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 December 7
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

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States