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John D. Lee petition

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 413

Scope and Contents

Handwritten petition, dated 15 Nov. 1853, addressed to the Utah Territorial legislature, and signed by Lee and twenty-six others. The petition requests that $2000 be appropriated to build a road from Ft. Harmony, Utah, through the St. George Valley to connect with the California Road. The signers argue that such a road would facilitate further settlement in the Washington and Iron counties of Utah.

Dates

  • 1853 November 15

Creator

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

Biographical / Historical

Mormon pioneer.

Extent

1 item (2 pages)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Title
Register of Petition
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 October 2011
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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