Scope and Contents
Typewritten excerpts from laws passed by the United States with the intention of making the practice of polygamy a crime. The items are the relevant passages taken from the Anti-Polygamy Act of 1862, the Edmunds Law of 1882, and the Edmunds-Tucker Law of 1887. Also included is a signed typewritten statement by Edward V. Higgins (1858- ), notary public of Iron County, Utah, verifying that the excerpts were correct.
- Higgins, Edward V., 1858- (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Anti-polygamy legislation must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
4 items (4 p.)(0.02 linear ft.)
Purchased through Peter Crawley in 1985.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Peter Crawley; 1985.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Anti-polygamy legislation
- In Progress
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 October 21
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States