Lawyers -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Mimeographed copy of a typewritten autobiography. Zane writes about his early life as a student and as a lawyer in Springfield, Illinois. He tells about his personal acquaintance with Abraham Lincoln and about hearing Lincoln give formal speeches on several occasions. Zane was appointed a federal judge in 1884 for the territory of Utah and writes about presiding over a number of important cases relating to polygamy in Utah. He later practiced law in Utah.
Handwritten diary and record book. Nielsen kept his diary while serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Minnesota and Wisconsin from 1883-1885. Nielsen also writes about his experiences in Salt Lake City, Utah, after his mission and his political activies. Also included is a patriarchal blessing given to Nielsin in 1876.
Two typewritten biographies and an essay. The biographies are by Gaylen Snow Young and are entitled: "Religious and Spiritual History of Gaylen S. Young" and "Brief Social and Civic History of Gaylen Snow Young and Mary R. Young and our Family." Also included is an essay entitled: "My Testimony: Why and How" by Gaylen S. Young, Jr.
Account books, receipts, correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, genealogies, autograph book, land deeds and indetures, legal writs, photographs, and patriarchal blessings. The materials relate to business and legal activities. Also included are anti-Mormon newspaper clippings from England. Many of the items were produced by Young's sister, Lydia Young Merrill.