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Territorial Government

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Found in 22 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 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.

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.

Legal proceedings on Brigham Young estate

 File — Folder 1: [31197230310945]
Identifier: MSS SC 1267
Scope and Contents Incomplete printed legal proceedings on the estate of Brigham Young, conducted in 1879 in the Utah Territory.

W. Medieo letters

 File — Folder 1: [31197230318823]
Identifier: MSS SC 2111
Scope and Contents Handwritten copybook letters apparently signed by W. Medieo and addressed to Brigham Young and William H. Hooper. The letter addressed to Brigham Young informs him that his account has been adjusted for the fiscal year 1856-57 with the Treasury. The item addressed to Hooper relates to his application to be the acting "Secretary Pro tem" of Utah.

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.