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Politics, Government, and Law

Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Rufus C. Allen commission

 File — Folder 1: [31197230243930]
Identifier: MSS SC 597
Scope and Contents Printed appointment with handwritten entry of Rufus C. Allen as a captain, Company F, Battalion of Infantry, Cedar and Harmony Posts, Nauvoo Legion.

Almon W. Babbitt estate record

 File — Folder 1: [31197230319409]
Identifier: MSS SC 2074
Scope and Contents Handwritten estate record from a copy book. The item deals with the estate of Almon W. Babbitt who had recently died.

Almon W. Babbitt legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244078]
Identifier: MSS SC 625
Scope and Contents Holographs. The collection includes legal documents concerning various cases in which Babbitt represented clients in the Hancock County, Illinois, courts.

Almon W. Babbitt legal papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230320365]
Identifier: MSS SC 2216
Scope and Contents Handwritten legal documents. The items relate to Babbitt's career as a lawyer and to the settling of his estate.

Curtis E. Bolton receipt, 1857 : Great Salt Lake City, Utah Territory

 File — Folder 1: [31197230238492]
Identifier: MSS SC 342
Scope and Contents Signed receipt showing Bolton received two dollars from W.H. Hooper, administrator of A.W. Babbitt's estate, for "acknowledgement and seal of papers of O.P. Rockwell."

Brigham Young certificate of appointment for W. S. S. Willis

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233289633]
Identifier: Vault MSS 424
Scope and Contents Printed form with handwritten notations. The item is dated 11 March 1851 and signed by Almon W. Babbitt and Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. W. S. S. Willis is appointed as captain of Company B, Battalion of Infantry in Lehi, Utah.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints promissory note

 File — Folder 1: [31197230335975]
Identifier: MSS 1245
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten note. The item was issued by the Nauvoo Committee and signed by Almon W. Babbitt, Joseph Leland Hewywood, and John S. Fullmer. The Mormon Church promises payment of $403.94 to Amos Davis.

Hancock County (Ill.) deposition

 File — Folder 1: [31197230234632]
Identifier: MSS SC 134
Scope and Contents Signed documents concerning a debt of $20,000 owed to Isaac Galland by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for land near Nauvoo, Illinois. Galland affirms that the successors to Joseph Smith are fleeing the jurisidiction of the Illinois courts without paying the debt.

William Henry Hooper letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197230318583]
Identifier: MSS SC 1949
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter addressed to the "Hon. E. Smith, Probate Judge for Great Salt Lake Co." Hooper states that he is submitting an inventory of the estate of the late Almon Whiting Babbitt. The estate items were to be set apart for the use of the deceased's widow and family.

Inventory and appraisement of the goods and chattels found of the estate of Almon W. Babbitt

 File — Folder 1: [31197230237734]
Identifier: MSS SC 746
Scope and Contents Handwritten list of goods dated 25 and 26 Nov. 1856 from the estate of Almon W. Babbitt who was killed by Indians in 1856.