Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
The folder contains two printed notices by the town of Hiawatha, Utah, about 1900. The item states that unsanitary and unsightly conditions exist in the town and lists local regulations pertaining to refuse storage and removal and fines to be assessed for violations.
Handwritten petition, dated 15 Nov. 1853, addressed to the Utah Territorial legislature, and signed by Lee and twenty-six others. The petition requests that $2000 be appropriated to build a road from Ft. Harmony, Utah, through the St. George Valley to connect with the California Road. The signers argue that such a road would facilitate further settlement in the Washington and Iron counties of Utah.
Handwritten petition to the Congress of the United States for an appropriation of sixty-thousand dollars for the erection of a territorial prison in Utah. The item is signed by W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young. The petition states that the prison is needed because of "multiplied crimes and offenses which demand the retribution of imprisonment."
Handwritten and signed letter, dated November 8, 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Pixton writes concerning the sale of land near the ZCMI department store for right of way.
Color copy of a handwritten letter from John H. Purdy, living in San Francisco, to his brother James L. in Mansfield, Ohio. Purdy mentions his role in surveying a city, which became Humboldt City, located on Humboldt Bay, California, as well as his mining ventures in the region. Dated April 30, 1850.
Handwritten description of land in Palmyra, New York, sold to Ebenezer Reed on 9 November 1816. Includes a separate diagram and photocopies of plot maps showing the relation of this land to the Joseph Smith residence and later farm, and the Durfee farm. Dated 9 November 1816.