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Politics, Government, and Law

 Subject
Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

An act authorizing the foreman of grand juries to administer oath

 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."

An act creating a territorial and county revenue

 File — Folder 1: [31197230325877]
Identifier: MSS SC 2721
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 4 Feb. 1852. The act relates to the establishment of a system of taxation in territorial Utah. The item was signed by Brigham Young, Willard Richards, and William W. Phelps.

An act in relation marshalls and attorneys

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233289740]
Identifier: Vault MSS 415
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 3 March 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 act outlines the duties of the attorney general of Utah and marshals and deputy marshals.

An act in relation to the inspection of spirituous liquor

 File — Folder 1: [31197230316538]
Identifier: MSS SC 2015
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 5 March 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 act states that all "spirituous liquor" either produced in or imported into Utah had to be inspected.

An act in relation to the judiciary

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233292934]
Identifier: Vault MSS 733
Scope and Contents 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.

An act regulating elections

 File — Folder 1: [31197230318625]
Identifier: MSS SC 1954
Scope and Contents 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.

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: [31197230321983]
Identifier: MSS SC 2368
Scope and Contents 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.

A bill for locating the county seat of Davis County in Utah Territory

 File — Folder 1: [31197230319383]
Identifier: MSS SC 2072
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act enacted by the Utah legislature on 18 February 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 act states that Farmington shall be the site for the County Seat of Davis County.

W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young legal act

 Collection — Folder 1: [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.

W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young legislative act

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233292926]
Identifier: Vault MSS 732
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed legislative act in relation to road tax and supervision. The act is signed by W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young.