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An act in relation to Utah Library

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 539
Scope and Contents Handwritten act of the Utah territorial legislature establishing the Utah Library. The librarian over the institution was under a two-year legislative appointment and was given a budget of $6000. The librarian was given authority to conduct all business relating to the library. The main purpose of the library was to provide materials for the legislature, but items could be made available to federal officials and private citizens of Utah at the discretion of the librarian. The document was...
Dates: 1852

Willard Richards letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2002
Scope and Contents One handwritten letter addressed to the U. S. House of Representatives. Richards wants the committee on petitions of Utah to meet the "Committee on the subject of memorializing the Secretary of War on regard to the exploration of a Route across the Western Desert."
Dates: 1853