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Politics, Government, and Law

Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Oliver Cowdery docket book

 File — Folder 1: [31197227637037]
Identifier: MSS 4029
Overview The account docket book of Oliver Cowdery from Kirtland, Ohio, 1837.

Oliver Cowdery legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [31197230239011]
Identifier: MSS SC 355
Scope and Contents Two signed documents, one a stipulation in an estate settlement and the other a petition for divorce, from Walworth County, Wisconsin. Cowdery acted as attorney in both cases.

Oliver Cowdery notarized affidavit

 File — Folder 1: [31197230308246]
Identifier: MSS SC 1035
Scope and Contents Notarized affidavit affirming that an add had been run in the newspaper the "Walworth County Democrat" advertising land sales. The document was signed by O. Cowdery "Notary Public."

Oliver Cowdrey stipulation in estate settlement

 File — Folder 1: [31197230237197]
Identifier: MSS SC 258
Scope and Contents Signed legal document for a case in Walsworth, Wisconsin District Court in which Cowdery was the attorney.

George Ranney Justice of the Peace docket book

 Collection — Box 1: [31197233294815]
Identifier: Vault MSS 788
Scope and Contents The docket book contains information regarding the decisions and actions during George Ranney's tenure as justice of the peace in Kirtland, Ohio. As justice of the peace, Ranney describes cases of dispute in Lake County, Ohio, and though he does not make any direct references to Mormons, several individuals involved in legal cases have some affiliation with the Mormon Church. This includes Frederick G. Williams, John E. Page, Benjamin Johnson, William Smith, and numerous Cowderys and Grangers....