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Across the continent by overland stage in 1865

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 501
Scope and Contents In this autographed reminiscence, Colfax describes his stagecoach trip from Missouri to California in 1865. It is likely he made the trip in his capacity as chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. Account includes his detailed observations regarding trail terrain, arable lands, mining, and the people he encountered. Colfax also indirectly considered the issue of the transcontinental railroad. He spent a few days in Salt Lake City and met Brigham Young, president of the Mormon...
Dates: 1865

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 authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River

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Identifier: MSS SC 1903
Scope and Contents Original proclamation endorsed by Willard Richards, W. W. Phelps, and Brigham Young. The document is an act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on the Green River. The act discusses the fares that would be charged for its use. The document also states the penalty for running unauthorized ferries.
Dates: 1852

An act creating a territorial and county revenue

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2721
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 4 Feb. 1852. The act relates to the establishment of a system of taxation in territorial Utah. The item was signed by Brigham Young, Willard Richards, and William W. Phelps.
Dates: 1852 February 4

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 inspection of spirituous liquor

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2015
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 5 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 states that all "spirituous liquor" either produced in or imported into Utah had to be inspected.
Dates: 1852

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

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

An act regulating elections

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1954
Scope and Contents One handwritten document. The item is a draft of a law regulating the election procedures in the Utah Territory. It is signed by Brigham Young, Willard Richards, and William W. Phelps.
Dates: 1852

An act relation to crimes and punishment

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2286
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 6 March 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877) as governor of the Utah Territory. In 123 sections, the act describes the nature of crimes in the territory and the nature of punishment for breaking the law.
Dates: 1852

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Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 7
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Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 6
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 6
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 5
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 5
Salt Lake Theatre 5
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 5
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Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 5
Salt Lake Temple 4
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 4
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 4
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 4
Tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah) 4
Grant, Jedediah M. 3
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 3
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 3
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 3
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 2
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 2
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 2
Brigham Young Academy 2
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Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 2
Carter, C. W., 1832-1913 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 2
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 2
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 2
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 2
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 2
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 2
Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916 2
Maeser, Karl G. 2
Margetts, Phillip, 1829-1914 2
Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 2
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 2
Smith, Lot 2
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 2
Thatcher, Moses, 1842-1909 2
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 2
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 2
Young, Mary Ann Angell, 1803-1882 2
Young, Willard, 1852-1936 2
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Ames, Oliver, 1831-1895 1
Andrew, Elizabeth Whitaker, 1822-1894 1
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 1
Atwood, Simeon 1
Ball, Robert, active 1855 1
Bank of Deseret 1
Banks, Mary Moors 1
Boquist, Laura Brewster 1
Britton, Agnes 1
Brown, Zina Young Card, 1888-1974 1
Bullock, Thomas, 1816-1885 1
Bunting, James Lovett, 1832-1923 1
Butterworth, Nancy Whitaker, 1820-1891 1
Call, Anson Vasco, 1834-1867 1
Callister, Thomas 1
Canfield, Rose (Rosalthe), 1841-1931 1
Card, Joseph Y., 1885-1956 1
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Chipman, James 1
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Clark, Joshua Reuben, 1840-1929 1
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Cook, Phineas Wolcott, 1819-1900 1
Cooke, Sarah Ann 1
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Crow, Julina Markham 1
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Deseret Horticultural Society 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Deseret News Office 1
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