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An act in relation to the judiciary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 733
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Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 4 Feb. 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young, Willard Richards, and William W. Phelps. The act defines the function and responsibilites of courts and judges in the Utah Territory.

Dates: 1852 February 4

An act in relation to Utah Library

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 539
Scope and Contents Handwritten act of the Utah territorial legislature establishing the Utah Library. The librarian over the institution was under a two-year legislative appointment and was given a budget of $6000. The librarian was given authority to conduct all business relating to the library. The main purpose of the library was to provide materials for the legislature, but items could be made available to federal officials and private citizens of Utah at the discretion of the librarian. The document...
Dates: 1852

An act regulating elections

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1954
Scope and Contents

One handwritten document. The item is a draft of a law regulating the election procedures in the Utah Territory. It is signed by Brigham Young, Willard Richards, and William W. Phelps.

Dates: 1852

An act relation to crimes and punishment

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2286
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legislative act passed by the Utah legislature on 6 March 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877) as governor of the Utah Territory. In 123 sections, the act describes the nature of crimes in the territory and the nature of punishment for breaking the law.

Dates: 1852

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
Scope and Contents

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

Arza Adams affidavit

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 971
Scope and Contents

Holograph document and statement of damages amounting to $775 sustained in the war with Chief Walker and his Utes due to Indian activities in Utah County, Utah in 1853.

Dates: 1855

Arza Adams autobiographies and diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3260
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. Adams joined the Mormon Church in 1836 and served as missionary for that faith in Canada. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and worked on the Nauvoo Temple. He came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.

Dates: approximately 1840-1858

Arza Adams diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 729
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries in four volumes. Also included are photocopies of the materials. Adams mentions his youth and starts his diaries in 1830. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1836 and subsequently lived in Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa, and came to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1849.

Dates: 1830-1844

Adams Brothers Portrait Landscape Photography photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 259
Scope and Contents

Collection includes eight photographs of Ogden, Utah and Utah landscapes taken by the Adams Brothers Portrait and Landscape Photography.

Dates: approximately 1890-1899

Charlotte H. Evans Adams and Henry A. Orme letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 630
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 1938 in which Adams states that she heard Martin Harris testify to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon in a speech given at the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1870. Also included is a letter by Henry A. Orme in which he outlines the life of Charlotte Adams, his grandmother.

Dates: 1938-1967

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