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An act authorizing the foreman of grand juries to administer oath

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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."

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.

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.

Arza Adams affidavit

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 971
Scope and Contents Holograph document and statement of damages amounting to $775 sustained in the war with Chief Walker and his Utes due to Indian activities in Utah County, Utah in 1853.

Margarete Adler certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 916
Scope and Contents Two certificates. One is a 1939 commendation for her participation in a competition to produce "iron and metal." The other certifies that she is a citizen of Germany living in Würzburg and was issued in 1944. This document was for "internal use" and was probably used for identification purposes.

Agreement to settle debt

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 259
Scope and Contents Signed agreement (plus photocopy) for a settlement out of court between Leonard Martin and A. Perry, S. Poniers and A. Smith in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Alderman's Court trial records

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 632
Scope and Contents Handwritten trial records in the Alderman's court of Provo, Utah. A total of 85 court cases are summarized in the record. Albert Jones presided in most of these proceedings.

Marie-Thérèse Charlotte Anoulême autobiography

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Identifier: MSS SC 177
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of an autobiography in French. Anouleme writes about the imprisonment of her family during the French Revolution, the execution of her father and mother, the trial preceding the sentencing of her mother, and her life in prison.

Charles Ambrose Foster appeal

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 434
Scope and Contents Handwritten appeal dated 16 Oct. 1844 and filed on 21 Oct. 1844. Foster, a publisher of the Nauvoo Expositor, appeals a conviction for breach of ordinances in Nauvoo, Illinois.

Chester Alan Arthur pardon

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Identifier: MSS SC 2036
Scope and Contents Handwritten pardon issued by the office of the president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) and signed by him. The item pardons John J. Kelly of Utah for crimes of "bigamy or polygamy and unlawful cohabitation."

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