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Memorial to congress for five thousand dollars for the university

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 734
Scope and Contents Handwritten petition to the United States Congress. The item was "adopted in a joint session Jan. 17, 1854." The Utah Legislature asks for funds to support the University of Deseret. The item was signed by Willard Richards and Jedediah M. Grant.
Dates: 1854

Brigham Young, William Wines Phelps and Willard Richards petition to Congress

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 726
Scope and Contents Handwritten petition to the Congress of the United States for an appropriation of sixty-thousand dollars for the erection of a territorial prison in Utah. The item is signed by W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young. The petition states that the prison is needed because of "multiplied crimes and offenses which demand the retribution of imprisonment."
Dates: 1852