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An act in relation to the judiciary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 733
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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...
Dates: 1852

An act regulating elections

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1954
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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
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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

An act to create the office of a county treasurer in each county of the Territory of Utah and to define the duties thereof

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2368
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Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah territorial legislature on 3 Feb. 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 measure establishes the office of county treasurer in the counties of the Utah territory.

Dates: 1852

An act to incorporate the Bank of St. Mary's

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 535
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Handwritten act of the Georgia legislature to incorporate the Bank of St. Mary's. The item presents the terms of the establishing of the banking corporation. The manuscript is a "true copy of the original act" and was hand reproduced by J.W.A. Sanford, a secretary. Apparently, Sanford duplicated on the document the signatures of Joseph Day, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Robert M. Echols, President of the Senat; and by William Schley, Governor.

Dates: 1836

Maria L. Acuña letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1118
Scope and Contents Photocopies of holograph letters with typewritten copies made in Spanish and in English translation (4 items, 21 pages). Three of the letters were written in 1866-1867 by Maria L. Acuña of Chile to her brother, Rumardo Acuña, in San Francisco, California. She asks why he has not written for a long time, tells about family matters, and refers to the war Chile was having with Spain (1865-1866).The other letter was written by Maria del Socorro Contreras in 1909 and sent to her...
Dates: 1866-1909

Ansel Adams photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 379
Scope and Contents

Collection includes ten photographs by Ansel Adams of Western scenery, taken between 1936 and 1959.

Dates: 1936-1959

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.

Dates: 1855

Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.

Dates: approximately 1840-1858

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Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 18
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