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Politics, Government, and Law

Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 1638 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young letter to James Pollock

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233282679]
Identifier: Vault MSS 20
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 24 June 1856, and addressed to James Pollock, governor of Idaho. Young thanks Pollock for a copy of the laws of Idaho.

Brigham Young resolution

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2112
Scope and Contents Handwritten copybook copy of a resolution. The item was signed by Brigham Young and W. H. Hopper. The document states that the seat of government in Utah should be moved from Fillmore to Salt Lake City due to a lack of facilities in Fillmore.

Young Democratic Club of Salt Lake County records

 Collection — Box 1: [31197232502051]
Identifier: MSS 7737
Scope and Contents Collection contains the constitution, meeting minutes, letters, membership rosters, and records of activities, actions, and projects compiled by the Young Democratic Club of Salt Lake County. Materials date from 1931 to 1943.

Governor Brigham Young proclamation

 File — Folder 1: [31197230340199]
Identifier: MSS 107
Overview The folder contains a photograph of a printed broadside and a photonegative of the item. Young writes to the "Citizens of Utah" and warns them that an "armed, mercenary mob" is marching against them in 1857. He outlines the Mormons' grievances against the federal government and states that they are being unjustly persecuted. He forbids all armed forces from coming into Utah "under any pretence whatever," orders that the forces of the territory be ready to march "at a moment's notice" to repel...

John M. Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1803
Scope and Contents 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.

John W. Young letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233287702]
Identifier: Vault MSS 238
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters dated 6 April 1874 and 15 Sept. 1887. The 1874 missive is addressed to settlements "southeast of St. George," Utah, and relates to the mission of the the Mormon Church to the Indians of Moencopi. The 1887 letter is addressed to George Alfred Townsend and relates to Townsend's disire to come to the West U.S.

John Willard Young legal instrument

 File — Folder 1: [31197230312263]
Identifier: MSS SC 1396
Scope and Contents Handwritten, signed, and notarized legal answer. The item involves a court case between plaintiff H. S. Millhouse and defendant John H. Young.

Balthazar de Zuniga order

 File — Folder 1: [31197230311141]
Identifier: MSS SC 1353
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed order in Spanish. The item is an order to the treasury officials of Zacatecas to deduct from the presidios of El Paso, Cuencame, Sonora, and Casas Grandes the salaries of ten men each, as a contribution to the defense of the frontier. The order was signed at Mexico on January 4, 1717.