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Territorial Government

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Found in 143 Collections and/or Records:

Menominee tribal roll

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 512
Scope and Contents Holograph document recording of names of 398 Menominee Indians in 1872. These individuals were the heads of households. Numbers of men, women, and children of each household are also presented. The roll was also a financial record indicating how much each family unit was paid by the US government on 13 Sept. 1872. The total sum recorded is $6718.69. The payment is believed to have been for Menominee lands in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Two photocopies of these documents are also with...

John W. Moffet land deed

 File — Oversize-folder 1: [31197233245007]
Identifier: MSS SC 590
Scope and Contents Printed form with handwritten notations. Deed for land in Sanpete County, Utah, purchased by John W. Moffet.

Executive Committee memorandum to W. H. Hooper

 Item — Folder 1: [31197232562964]
Identifier: MSS 9066
Scope and Contents Three-page document from the executive committee of the National Immigration Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, addressed to William H. Hooper, U.S. Representative from Utah Territory. The memorandum summarizes recent Congressional measures pertaining to immigration, and requests Hooper's support of these laws being passed to improve immigration to the United States. Endorsed by William C. Staines, Utah Emigration Agent on a back panel. Endorsement dated April 29, 1871.

Per diem receipt

 File — Folder 1: [31197230310937]
Identifier: MSS SC 1268
Scope and Contents Handwritten per diem receipt dated 20 February 1852 signed by W. W. Phelps and Albert Carrington. The receipt is for Albert Rockwood's attendance at the 1851-1852 Utah Territaorial Legislature.

Photographs of members of the Utah legislature

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7439
Abstract Includes one black and white group photograph of those affiliated with Utah legislature and corresponding negatives. The collection dates from circa 1890.

Luke P. Poland letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233235347]
Identifier: MSS 8976
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from Luke P. Poland to "Major." In this letter, Poland describes different bills he has passed in Congress, including the Poland Act of 1874. This was a bill sponsored by Poland that removed power in the Utah justice system from Mormons and gave it to federal courts and officials, intended to allow for successful prosecutions of Mormon polygamists. This bill was in direct response to the LDS-controlled courts' refusal to enforce the Morrill Anti-Bigamy Act of 1862, which they...

Red Cloud Powder River Road Treaty

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233293981]
Identifier: Vault MSS 667
Scope and Contents Handwritten treaty detailing the terms by which the Sioux Indians granted a right-of-way to build the Powder River Road across the Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming. The document lists the names of Sioux chiefs, including Red Cloud, who drafted the treaty.

James E. Daniels receipt

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233283875]
Identifier: Vault MSS 117
Scope and Contents Printed and handwritten receipt dated 2 Dec. 1872. Daniels affirms that William O. Sawyer paid his taxes in full to both Utah County and to Utah Territory.

Record book of Thompson Flat, California

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233294203]
Identifier: Vault MSS 686
Scope and Contents Handwritten ledger recording land concessions and other legal matters concerning Thompson Flat, California.

George Washington Brimhall reimbursement voucher

 File — Folder 1: [31197230235878]
Identifier: MSS SC 203
Scope and Contents Holograph voucher for $171 for expenses while serving in the 1851-1852 Utah territorial House of Representatives signed by William W. Phelps and Albert Carrington.