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Territorial Government

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Found in 13 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 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 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.

A memorial to Congress for the construction of a great national central railroad

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2367
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative motion passed by the Utah territorial legislature on 3 March 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "governor;" Willard Richards (1804-1854), "Pres. of the Council;" and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "Speaker of the House of Rep." The measure requests that the federal government build a railroad across the United States.

A memorial to Congress for the extension of the legislative to 90 days

 File — Folder 1: [31197230305051]
Identifier: MSS SC 757
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative appeal to the United States congress to extend a legislative session. 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 item is dated 3 March 1852.

Resolution appropriating money to pay the expenses of the Utah Territorial Library

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2400
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act approved on 27 Dec. 1853. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), governor; Willard Richards (1804-1854), president of the council; and Jedediah M. Grant (1816-1856), speaker of the house. The item specifies that money be paid to support the Utah Territorial Library.

A resolution creating the office of superintendent of common schools

 File — Folder 1: [31197230321991]
Identifier: MSS SC 2369
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative resolution passed by the Utah territorial legislature on 4 Oct. 1851. 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 school superintendent in the schools of the Utah territory.