W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young legal act
Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 711
Scope and Contents
Handwritten legislative act from Utah dated March 1, 1852. The item is signed by W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young. The act declares it to be unlawful to "use with disrespect the name of the deity," use unnecessary cruelty upon animals, and to be intoxicated in public. The item also declares that the breaking of these laws is to be punishable by a monetary fine or by a period of hard labor.
- 1852 March 1
- Utah (Organization)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Legal act must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 item (2 pages)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Animal welfare -- Utah -- History
- Blasphemy -- Utah -- History -- Sources
- Church and state -- Mormon Church -- History
- Civil Procedure and Courts
- Drunkenness (Criminal law) -- Utah -- History -- Sources
- Law -- Utah -- History
- Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Richards, Willard, 1804-1854
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
- Register of Legal act
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 December 7
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.