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An act to create the office of a county treasurer in each county of the Territory of Utah and to define the duties thereof

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2368
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Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah territorial legislature on 3 Feb. 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "Governor;" Willard Richards (1804-1854), "President of the Council;" and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "Speaker of the House of Rep." The measure establishes the office of county treasurer in the counties of the Utah territory.

Dates: 1852

John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
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Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Adams states that a Mr. Young "from Mendon" has been hired to do some work for him. It is unclear if the John Adams in the letter is the same John Adams (1786-1856) who wrote a legal history of New York State. The "Mr. Young" may have been Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. The date of the item is also uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1830

William Ajax journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1488
Scope and Contents Contains holographs, photographs, and typescripts of journals, dated July 20 to December 27, 1861, and January 1, 1862 to December 31, 1863. The journals describe Ajax's activities as a missionary for the Mormon Church in England and Wales and include some newspaper clippings, part of which are from the Udgorn Seion, the Mormon publication in Wales. The clippings include British Mormon emigration statistics from 1841-1861. Ajax immigrated to the United States in 1862. Detailed diary entries...
Dates: 1861-1863

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Rufus C. Allen commission

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 597
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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

Patience Loader Archer autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3238
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Patience tells about her early life in England and her conversion to the Mormon Church. She presents one of the best accounts from the Martin handcart company and goes into considerable detail on the ordeal. Patience tells about the rescue and the continuous efforts of the people in the ill-fated handcart company to survive. She also writes about her arrival in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about the efforts by Brigham Young,...
Dates: 1872

Brent Ashworth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS SC 1086
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous assortment of photocopies of manuscripts related to the early Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Illinois and Utah, including financial and legal documents, letters, notes, and other documents. Materials dated 1830-1956, with the bulk dated from 1837 to 1892.

Dates: 1830-1956; Majority of material found within 1837-1892

Simeon Atwood letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 191
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 Jan. 1863, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Atwood expresses the need for seed and equipment until after the harvest.

Dates: 1863 January 17

Audio recording of Brigham Young, the patriot

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1186
Scope and Contents

An audio recording on CD-R of Brigham Young, the patriot.

Dates: 1971

Jesse O. Ballenger letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 795
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.

Dates: 1876-1877

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 360
L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives 8
 
Subject
Letters 183
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 154
Church Government 101
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents 101
Latter Day Saints -- Correspondence 97
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Material Types 61
Politics, Government, and Law 52
Correspondence 41
Immigration and American Expansion 35
Diaries 28
Missions and Missionaries 26
Utah -- History 26
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 25
Pioneers 24
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents -- History 22
Territorial Government 22
Photographs 21
Laws 19
Religion 19
Social Life and Customs 19
Certificates 17
Autobiographies 16
Photocopies 15
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 14
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 14
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents -- Correspondence 14
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 14
Salt Lake City (Utah) 14
Home and Family 13
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- History 13
Education 12
Military 12
Civil Procedure and Courts 11
Latter Day Saint churches -- Apostles 10
Latter Day Saint pioneers 10
Biographies 9
Lists 9
Overland journeys to the Pacific 9
Utah -- History -- 19th century 9
Colleges and Universities 8
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 8
Newspapers 8
Retail trade 8
City and Town Life 7
Notes 7
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 6
Histories (Literary works) 6
Motion picture plays 6
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 6
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 6
Provo (Utah) -- History 6
Publications 6
Account books 5
Articles 5
City Planning 5
Genealogies 5
Latter Day Saints -- Arizona -- History 5
Law -- Utah -- History 5
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857 5
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 5
Saint George (Utah) -- History 5
Utah -- Politics and government -- 19th century 5
Brigham Young (Motion picture) 4
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 4
Deeds 4
Education -- Utah -- History -- Sources 4
Expeditions and Adventure 4
Fine Arts 4
Governors -- Utah -- Correspondence 4
Land tenure -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History -- Sources 4
Latter Day Saint churches -- History -- 19th century 4
Latter Day Saints -- Colonization -- Arizona -- History 4
Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 4
Performing Arts 4
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 4
Portraits 4
Railroads -- Utah -- History 4
Agriculture and Natural Resources 3
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 3
Bonds 3
Cartes-de-visite 3
Elementary and Secondary Education 3
Fillmore (Utah) 3
Hawaii -- History 3
Images 3
Indians of North America 3
Latter Day Saint churches -- Missions -- History 3
Latter Day Saint missionaries 3
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- Utah -- History 3
Latter Day Saints 3
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Photographs 3
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 3
Latter Day Saints in motion pictures 3
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Minutes (Records) 3
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 3
Poetry 3
Polygamy -- Utah -- History 3
Postcards 3
Proclamations 3
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Language
English 366
No linguistic content; Not applicable 2
 
Names
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 70
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 24
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 23
Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 21
Utah. Legislature 18
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Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 13
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 11
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 11
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 10
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 10
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 10
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 9
Utah 8
Brigham Young University 7
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 7
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 7
Utah. Militia 7
Brigham Young Academy 6
Salt Lake Temple 6
Salt Lake Theatre 6
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 6
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 5
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 5
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 5
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 5
Tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah) 5
Tanner, George S. 5
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 5
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 4
Grant, Jedediah M. 4
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 4
Young, Willard, 1852-1936 4
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 4
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 3
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 3
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 3
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 3
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 3
Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893 3
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 3
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 3
Trotti, Lamar, 1900-1952 3
Union Pacific Railroad Company 3
Wilkinson, Ernest L., 1899-1978 3
Young family 3
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 3
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 3
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 2
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 2
Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889 2
Bromfield, Louis 2
Brown, Zina Young Card, 1888-1974 2
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 2
Card, Zina Presendia Young Williams, 1850-1931 2
Carter, C. W. 2
Clawson, H. B. (Hiram B.) 2
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Cowdery, Oliver 2
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 2
Heywood, Joseph Leland, 1815-1910 2
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 2
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 2
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 2
Jones, Dan, 1810-1862 2
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 2
Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916 2
Maeser, Karl G. 2
Margetts, Phillip, 1829-1914 2
Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Price, William E., active 1871 2
Provo Manufacturing Company 2
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Rich, Charles C. (Charles Coulson), 1809-1883 2
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 2
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 2
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 2
Sanborn, Rhoda Mabel Young, 1863-1950 2
Smith family 2
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 2
Smith, Lot 2
Smith, William, 1811-1893 2
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 2
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 2
Thatcher, Moses, 1842-1909 2
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 2
Widtsoe, John Andreas, 1872-1952 2
Widtsoe, Leah D. (Leah Dunford), 1874-1965 2
Yordan, Philip 2
Young, Ann Eliza, 1844- 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Young, Mary Ann Angell, 1803-1882 2
Adam (Biblical figure) 1
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Adams, Orson B. (Orson Bennett), 1815-1901 1
Ajax, William, 1832-1899 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
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