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Rufus C. Allen commission

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 597
Scope and Contents

Printed appointment with handwritten entry of Rufus C. Allen as a captain, Company F, Battalion of Infantry, Cedar and Harmony Posts, Nauvoo Legion.

Dates: 1854

Brigham Young certificate of appointment for W. S. S. Willis

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 424
Scope and Contents

Printed form with handwritten notations. The item is dated 11 March 1851 and signed by Almon W. Babbitt and Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. W. S. S. Willis is appointed as captain of Company B, Battalion of Infantry in Lehi, Utah.

Dates: 1851 March 11

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
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

Nelson Higgins certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1974
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, applications, correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. Most of the materials relate to Nelson's militia activities in Nauvoo, Illinois and in Utah. They include certificates relating to his various military appointments and applications for pensions relating to his military service. A few items relate to the "Walker War" (1853-1854) with the Ute Indians. A few of the materials were signed by the Mormon Church leaders...
Dates: 1836-1909

Lot Smith accounts

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4125
Abstract

Two account documents of Lot Smith's, related to his company, 1862.

Dates: 1862

Utah Militia military appointment

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1387
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a certificate signed by Brigham Young electing James B. Walker to the office of Captain, Company B., Tooele Military District Infantry Battalion.

Dates: 1855

Brigham Young letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 407
Scope and Contents

Handwritten copy of and handwritten and signed letter, dated 29 April 1854, and addressed to Elias Nelson Conwary, governor of Arkansas. Young mentions the inability of the Utah marshals to apprehend four fugitives from Arkansas. The item is also signed by Joseph Leland Heywood, United States Marshal, and William Adams Hickman, United States Deputy Marshal.

Dates: 1854

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1798
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter to Charles C. Rich concerning the transfer of military equipment to headquarters.

Dates: 1846

Brigham Young letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 747
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 13 Feb. 1850, and addressed to Daniel H. Wells, commander in chief of the Utah Militia. Young gives advice to Wells about a military campaign.

Dates: 1850 February 13

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