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Courts -- Utah -- History

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

An act in relation to the judiciary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292934]
Identifier: Vault MSS 733
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 4 Feb. 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young, Willard Richards, and William W. Phelps. The act defines the function and responsibilites of courts and judges in the Utah Territory.

Dates: 1852 February 4

John R. Baxter territorial complaint

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227606354]
Identifier: MSS 3891
Scope and Contents

Report written by John R. Baxter describing a trial in Spring City, Utah in 1890. Describes the case and the sentence, holding James W. Crisp responsible for allowing his animals to graze in someone else's fields.

Dates: 1890

Briefs of the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, Volumes 1 & 2, date of production not identified

 File — Box 25: Series 18 [Barcode: 31197233277810], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 18 File 5

Augustus C. Dodge and George W. Jones letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4046
Scope and Contents

Collection includes two letters, one from Augustus C. Dodge and the other from George W. Jones, from 1853. The letters both recommend John F. Kinney for the position of Chief Justice over the Utah Territory, so that he might "exercise a wholesome influence over the Mormons".

Dates: 1853

William I. Appleby subpoena for Wilford Woodruff

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289757]
Identifier: Vault MSS 414
Scope and Contents

Handwritten subpoena dated 19 April 1855. The item was issued under the authority of Judge Leonidas Shaver and was signed by William I. Appleby. Shaver orders seven people be called to testify in the case of Utah Teritory vs. Rufus Ingalls. One of those called was Wilford Woodruff, an apostle in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1855 April 19