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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

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

Legal answer

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 709
Scope and Contents Handwritten legal answer filed on Sept. 4, 1871. The answer is part of a law suit with Sarah Ann Cooke as plaintiff and Brigham Young as defendant. The document is signed by Young and involves monetary debts.
Dates: 1871

Brigham Young and Orson Pratt legal answer to John C. McIntosh

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 714
Scope and Contents Handwritten legal answer. This item is an answer by Brigham Young and Orson Pratt to a complaint by John C. McIntosh. The document is signed by Orson Pratt but not by Brigham Young.
Dates: 1873

Legal instruments relating to Mormons in Utah

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 707
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous legal documents. The collection consists of an account balance slip signed by Brigham Young, a stock certificate signed by Wilford Woodruff, John Bernhisel, among others; an incorporation bond; a record of trespass action against Lyman E. Johnson; a record of a court action; four receipts of per diem signed by Heber C. Kimball, Jedediah M. Grant, Orson Hyde, and Parley P. Pratt; and a petition for payment to E. D. Mecham, a member of the Mormon Battalion, from the estate of A....
Dates: 1838-1895

Parley P. Pratt legal act

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 708
Scope and Contents Handwritten act signed by Parley P. Pratt appropriating funds to the University of Deseret.
Dates: 1853

Utah Territory certificates of acknowledgement

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 31
Overview The collection contains printed and handwritten certificates from 1891-1892. The materials are official items issued by the Territory of Utah and acknowledge the existence of the Reed Hotel Company and the Salt Lake and Wyoming Railroad Company.
Dates: 1891-1892

Brigham Young property deeds

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1320
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed deeds of personal property including such items as land, stock, clothing, and utensils. These items were deeded to Brigham Young (1801-1877), as trustee in trust for the Mormon Church. One of the items is signed by George Albert Smith, a counselor to Brigham Young.
Dates: 1855-1857

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 6
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Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 2
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 2
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 1