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Laws

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Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

An act in relation to the judiciary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292934]
Identifier: Vault MSS 733
Scope and Contents 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: [Barcode: 31197233292041]
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 was...
Dates: 1852

An act regulating elections

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318625]
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: [Barcode: 31197230321264]
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: [Barcode: 31197230321983]
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

An act to incorporate the Bank of St. Mary's

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292066]
Identifier: Vault MSS 535
Scope and Contents Handwritten act of the Georgia legislature to incorporate the Bank of St. Mary's. The item presents the terms of the establishing of the banking corporation. The manuscript is a "true copy of the original act" and was hand reproduced by J.W.A. Sanford, a secretary. Apparently, Sanford duplicated on the document the signatures of Joseph Day, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Robert M. Echols, President of the Senat; and by William Schley, Governor.
Dates: 1836

Anordnungen uber das Hamburgerliche Recht

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291068]
Identifier: Vault MSS 490
Scope and Contents Collection of laws relating to the city of Hamburg, Germany regarding legal municipal matters of the late sixteenth century and early seventeenth century. The bound manuscript in hand is incomplete and starts with section eight. There is reason to believe that a Matthiae Sluter had something to do with the collection, but his role is uncertain.
Dates: 1620

Anti-polygamy legislation

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322122]
Identifier: MSS SC 2371
Scope and Contents Typewritten excerpts from laws passed by the United States with the intention of making the practice of polygamy a crime. The items are the relevant passages taken from the Anti-Polygamy Act of 1862, the Edmunds Law of 1882, and the Edmunds-Tucker Law of 1887. Also included is a signed typewritten statement by Edward V. Higgins (1858- ), notary public of Iron County, Utah, verifying that the excerpts were correct.
Dates: 1862-1896

Arthur V. Watkins annual reports, 1951-1955

 File — Box 22: Series 5 [Barcode: 31197233276333], Folder: 8
Identifier: MSS 146 Series 5 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 8