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Territorial Government

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Found in 143 Collections and/or Records:

Spanish colonial documents, 1526-1841

Identifier: MSS 1509 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note From Lucille Pratt's report: Most of the documents in this register are dated within the 19th century, with a substantial portion from the 17th and 18th centuries, and a small portion from the 20th century. The documents pertain to the area now known as the state of New Mexico of the United States of America. Many of the documents were created when this area was part of the Presidencia of Nueva Galicia under the Viceroyalty of New Spain, as a part of the overseas empire of the European nation...

Edward Jenner Steptoe letter

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8975
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter on blue paper from Steptoe to Sydney Webster, personal secretary of President Franklin Pierce, written on the day Steptoe discovered his appointment as Governor of Utah Territory by President Pierce. In the letter, he enumerates his reservations about the job, praises Governor Brigham Young, expresses doubt about the efficacy of limiting polygamy, and comments generally on the political climate in Salt Lake City. Dated February 7, 1855.

Utah District Court records of United States vs. George Reynolds

 File — Folder 1: [31197231037810]
Identifier: MSS 6286
Abstract The Utah District Court Records of United States vs. George Reynolds is a microfilm copy of papers and files of United States vs. George Reynolds case on polygamy from 1874.

Utah draft law 28

 File — Folder 1: [31197230237742]
Identifier: MSS SC 745
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act proposed by the Utah legislature. 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 relates to the administration of property in Utah.

Utah Governor proclamation

 File — Folder 1: [31197230310614]
Identifier: MSS SC 1305
Scope and Contents Photocopy of printed gubernatorial proclamation dated 23 April 1853. The document describes how "a horde of Mexicans, outlandish men" was creating unrest in the Territory, and orders the arrest of "every strolling Mexican party, and those associating with them" within the area. The document further orders the Utah Militia on alert and directs all Mexicans in the Territory to remain at home. The proclamation was signed at Provo, Utah, by Brigham Young.

Utah State Archives territorial papers index

 File — Folder 1: [31197230313980]
Identifier: MSS SC 1597
Scope and Contents Photocopy of the Utah territorial papers index at the Utah State Archives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Utah Territorial Legislature papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4055
Abstract The Utah Territorial Legislature papers, 1853-1880, 180 items in all.

Philip T. Van Zile letters received

 File — Folder 1: [31197233282661]
Identifier: Vault MSS 19
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters, dated 28 Dec. 1880 and 11 March 1882, sent by W. E. Curtis and Eli H. Murray respectively. Curtis asks Van Zile to send him news reports. Murray, governor of Utah Territory, asks Van Zile for advice concerning the Utah legislative session, 1881-1882.

Wallace F. Bennett correspondence, 1949-1984

Identifier: MSS 20 Series 1
Scope and Contents Series contains correspondence between Wallace F. Bennett and various friends, supporters, coworkers and individuals throughout the United States between 1951 and 1973. The series is broken up to reflect correspondence alphabetically, chronologically, thankful letters he received in addition to condolences, and various requests. Materials dated 1949-1984.

Wallace F. Bennett correspondence, 1956-1972

Identifier: MSS 20 Series 1 Sub-Series A
Scope and Contents Series contains correspondence concerning legislative acts, a variety of events and other subjects the senator was involved with between 1956 and 1972. Carbon copies of all outgoing letters are filed under the name of the correspondent. Materials dated 1956-1972.