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Politics, Government, and Law

 Subject
Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Legal answer

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233292744]
Identifier: Vault MSS 709
Scope and Contents Handwritten legal answer filed on Sept. 4, 1871. The answer is part of a law suit with Sarah Ann Cooke as plaintiff and Brigham Young as defendant. The document is signed by Young and involves monetary debts.

Brigham Young and Orson Pratt legal answer to John C. McIntosh

 Collection — Folder 1: [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.

Legal document

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233292785]
Identifier: Vault MSS 705
Scope and Contents Printed document filled in by hand, dated 28 March 1854, and signed by Brigham Young as governor of Utah. The item commissions James Ferguson Adjutant General of the "Nauvoo Legion and of the Militia of the Territory of Utah." The appointment was effective 25 June 1849 and carried the rank of Brigadier General.

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.

Oath for a Woman in Territory of Utah form

 File — Folder 1: [31197227625529]
Identifier: MSS 3997
Scope and Contents Printed form, Form of Oath for a Woman in Territory of Utah, for swearing she was not a bigamist or involved in any polygamous relationship. Form blank, printed for 188-.