Law -- Utah -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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."
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320365]
Identifier: MSS SC 2216
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319896]
Identifier: MSS SC 2168
Scope and Contents Contains two handwritten indictments (4 pages) affirming that Albright was arrested for the murder of an Indian and was brought to before judge John Titus of the third district of Utah for the United States. Judge Titus signed both documents.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318260]
Identifier: MSS SC 1969
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217637]
Identifier: MSS 1759
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, certificates on land claims, trial reports, diaries, legal documents, personal and official correspondence, and copyright certificates. The materials relate to Hollenbeck's writings, his work as a lawyer, his publications, his farming activities, and his relationships with his family.
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292058]
Identifier: Vault MSS 540
Scope and Contents Handwritten indictment for the Territory of Utah, Great Salt Lake County, United States Third District Court. The inditement was made against Thomas H. Ferguson for the Sept. 1859 murder of Alexander Carpenter. The item was signed by Hosea Stout, Deputy U. S. District Attorney for Utah Territory.
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292736]
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
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292744]
Identifier: Vault MSS 709
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292710]
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.
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292769]
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....