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Territorial Government

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Found in 143 Collections and/or Records:

Louisiana historical documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 526
Scope and Contents Three official documents on early Louisiana, including a blank 1811 printed blank form for Commissioners' Certificate, Territory of Louisiana, and 1811 deed, and an 1812 deposition.

Ray Carl Howell collection of John and Etta Sidwell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8465
Content Description Contains materials relating to the Black Hawk War. Included are the writing of John and Etta Sidwell documenting the story of the pioneers and the first settlers in the Salt Lake Valley as well as his speeches, music scores, letters, journals, and three notebooks used at war veteran meetings. Materials are dated approximately 1880-1910.

Indictment against Thomas H. Ferguson

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233292058]
Identifier: Vault MSS 540
Scope and Contents Handwritten indictment for the Territory of Utah, Great Salt Lake County, United States Third District Court. The inditement was made against Thomas H. Ferguson for the Sept. 1859 murder of Alexander Carpenter. The item was signed by Hosea Stout, Deputy U. S. District Attorney for Utah Territory.

Iron County organizations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 373
Scope and Contents Photocopies of various records relating primarily to Iron County, Utah and to its various organizations. Included are Pinto United Order Distribution and cash ledgers; Parowan Equitable Co-op minute books; various personal certificates and correspondence; cash stock, and loan certificates; illustrations and descriptions of English inventions; an indenture; a land deed; and song lyrics to the "Handcart Song." The photocopies were made by the Parowan Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

Andrew Jackson letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 564
Scope and Contents Two handwritten and signed letters both written in Washington D.C. One, an original, is dated May 10, 1824 and addressed to John C. Calhoun (1782-1850), Secretary of War of the United States. The item recommends Lt. Hammond, a recent graduate of West Point, to a position with the United States Corps of Engineers. The other, a photocopy, is dated June 21, 1832 and addressed to "my son" discussing the bill for the laying out of the Territory of Arkansas and in getting the area surveyed.

John McEwan diary

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS1051

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.

John Ross letter, biography, and publication

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233289237]
Identifier: Vault MSS 368
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 24 July 1830, and addressed to Daniel Webster, the American politician in Boston, Massachusetts. Ross writes for support in the battle of the Cherokees in the courts of the United States. Also included is a carbon copy of a typewritten biography of Ross. With the collection is a printed excerpt form the United States congressional record, "Memorial of John Ross and Others: Delegates from the Cherokee Indians complaining of injuries done them and praying...

John M. Macfarlane circular letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197230340231]
Identifier: MSS 103
Overview The folder contains a printed circular letter of 1882 calling for a meeting to elect two delegates to the Utah territorial convention. The item was circulated by the Populist Party in St. George, Utah.

Steven K. Madsen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1983
Scope and Contents Minutes, maps, legislative acts, laws, lists, bibliographies, and research notes. The materials relate to Madsen's research on the history of Salt Lake City, Utah, and the nearby communities. Madsen's research concentrates on the legal and legislative history of Utah.