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An act authorizing the foreman of grand juries to administer oath

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2029
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah Legislature on 28 Feb. 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "Governor of Utah;" Willard Richards (1804-1854), "President of Council;" and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "Speaker of the House of Rep." The act states that the "foreman" of grand juries is "authorized to issue process and compel the attendance of witnesses to give evidence" and "may administer oaths or affirmations to the witnesses thus in attendance."
Dates: 1852

An act in relation marshalls and attorneys

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 415
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 3 March 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "Governor" ; Willard Richards (1804-1854), "President of the Council" ; and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "speaker of the House of Rep." The act outlines the duties of the attorney general of Utah and marshals and deputy marshals.
Dates: 1852 March 3

An act in relation to the judiciary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 733
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 4 Feb. 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young, Willard Richards, and William W. Phelps. The act defines the function and responsibilites of courts and judges in the Utah Territory.
Dates: 1852 February 4

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