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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints elder's license

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1307
Scope and Contents Printed membership card verifying David Moore (1819- ) as a member of the Mormon Church. The item was dated 17 October 1843 at Nauvoo, Illinois, and is signed by Willard Richards.
Dates: 1843 October 17

Utah laws and a constitution

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 665
Scope and Contents Handwritten laws and the "Constitution of the State of Deseret" dated 1849. The laws include an act relating to divorce, a resolution on judicial districts in Utah, policies relating to the water of Mill Creek Canyon and ferries in Idaho, and a statement of the expenses of locating government in Utah. The items were signed by important Utah politicians including Brigham Young, Willard Richards, and William W. Phelps.
Dates: 1849-1856

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

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

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 732
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed legislative act in relation to road tax and supervision. The act is signed by W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young.
Dates: 1852

Stephen Longstrath letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 755
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters. One of the letters is addressed to "Sarah" and two of the items are addressed to Willard Richards, an apostle in the Mormon Church. Longstrath writes about family matters, his work, and the condition of the Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1846

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

A memorial to Congress for the construction of a great national central railroad

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2367
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative motion passed by the Utah territorial legislature on 3 March 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "governor;" Willard Richards (1804-1854), "Pres. of the Council;" and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "Speaker of the House of Rep." The measure requests that the federal government build a railroad across the United States.
Dates: 1852

A memorial to Congress for the extension of the legislative to 90 days

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 757
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative appeal to the United States congress to extend a legislative session. 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 item is dated 3 March 1852.
Dates: 1852

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

Resolution appropriating money to pay the expenses of the Utah Territorial Library

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2400
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act approved on 27 Dec. 1853. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), governor; Willard Richards (1804-1854), president of the council; and Jedediah M. Grant (1816-1856), speaker of the house. The item specifies that money be paid to support the Utah Territorial Library.
Dates: 1853

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 24
Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 21
Utah. Legislature 18
Utah 4
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 3