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Utah laws and a constitution

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 665

Scope and Contents

Handwritten laws and the "Constitution of the State of Deseret" dated 1849. The laws include an act relating to divorce, a resolution on judicial districts in Utah, policies relating to the water of Mill Creek Canyon and ferries in Idaho, and a statement of the expenses of locating government in Utah. The items were signed by important Utah politicians including Brigham Young, Willard Richards, and William W. Phelps.

Dates

  • 1849-1856

Creator

  • Utah (Organization)

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Access

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Laws and a constitution must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

6 items

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Creator

  • Utah (Organization)
Title
Register of Laws and a constitution
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 December 8
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States