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Commissions

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

George Robert Bird commission

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231046043]
Identifier: MSS 1276
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed commission authorizing George Robert Bird to be a minister and missionary for the Presbyterian Church in the Sandy and American Fork areas of Utah. The item also stipulates the duties, regulations, and salary of the commission.
Dates: 1877

James H. Martineau certificates

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 235
Scope and Contents Printed and handwritten certificates, bonds, and commissions. The items document Martineau's commission in the Utah Militia, his appointment as the Sheriff of Iron County, Utah, and his position as an alderman of Parowan, Utah. Seven of the manuscripts were signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), the second president of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1851-1876

James Ferguson military commission

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292785]
Identifier: Vault MSS 705
Scope and Contents Printed document filled in by hand, dated 28 March 1854, and signed by Brigham Young as governor of Utah. The item commissions James Ferguson Adjutant General of the "Nauvoo Legion and of the Militia of the Territory of Utah." The appointment was effective 25 June 1849 and carried the rank of Brigadier General.
Dates: 1854 March 28

John Steele military commission, 1854 March 11

 Item — Box 3: Series 6; Series 7; Series 8; Series 9 [Barcode: 31197233290656], Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 528 Series 7 Item 19
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy transcribed from the original. States Steele's commission into the Iron County militia and his election as a Major.
Dates: 1854 March 11