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Politics, Government, and Law

 Subject
Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 1638 Collections and/or Records:

An act relation to crimes and punishment

 File — Folder 1: [31197230321264]
Identifier: MSS SC 2286
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 6 March 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877) as governor of the Utah Territory. In 123 sections, the act describes the nature of crimes in the territory and the nature of punishment for breaking the law.

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.

Arza Adams affidavit

 File — Folder 1: [31197230307610]
Identifier: MSS SC 971
Scope and Contents Holograph document and statement of damages amounting to $775 sustained in the war with Chief Walker and his Utes due to Indian activities in Utah County, Utah in 1853.

George L. Adams interview

 File — Folder 1: [31197230330448]
Identifier: MSS SC 3161
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Craig Niederriter on 20 March 1985 for the Ray Hillam project. Adams in the 259th quartermaster battalion out of Pleasant Grove, Utah. He served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969, and he told of feeling very lonely and homesick. He talked about his feelings when many men were killed around him and about how he dealt with stress. He also described his other activities in Vietnam where he also served as a perimeter guard and on ammunition supply convoys.

Douglas MacArthur address before joint session of Congress

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2355
Scope and Contents Contains speech made after MacArthur was relieved of his command in Korea by President Truman.

Wylma J. Callahan Ade autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [31197230341197]
Identifier: MSS 2610
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Ade was born in Iowa in 1920. She served as a nurse in the United States military from 1942 to 1946. She served on the island of Espirutu Santo in the New Hebrides and in other areas as well. She also writes about her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ade worked for many years as a public health nurse and retired in 1979.

Margarete Adler certificates

 File — Folder 1: [31197230306836]
Identifier: MSS SC 916
Scope and Contents Two certificates. One is a 1939 commendation for her participation in a competition to produce "iron and metal." The other certifies that she is a citizen of Germany living in Würzburg and was issued in 1944. This document was for "internal use" and was probably used for identification purposes.

Adventurous story of an army nurse during World War II and the Korean Conflict

 File — Folder 1: [31197230341163]
Identifier: MSS 2606
Scope and Contents Typed autobiography. Kauffroth was born in 1922 and studied nursing at the LDS Hospital School of Nursing in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was stationed in Brigham City, Utah, and India during World War II. She married Sylvester Kauffroth in 1953.

Agreement to settle debt

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 259
Scope and Contents Signed agreement (plus photocopy) for a settlement out of court between Leonard Martin and A. Perry, S. Poniers and A. Smith in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Jose Maria Albiza petition

 File — Folder 1: [31197230317460]
Identifier: MSS SC 1871
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten document. The item is a petition from Albiza requesting a discharge from the army for medical reasons.