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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:

Hancock County (Ill.) legal instruments

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310895]
Identifier: MSS SC 1272
Scope and Contents Legal instruments from Hancock County, Illinois. The items are from court cases involving Joseph Smith III.
Dates: Date not identified

Hancock County (Ill.) legal instruments

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310887]
Identifier: MSS SC 1273
Scope and Contents Legal instruments from Hancock County, Illinois. The items are from a court cases involving Hiram Kimball.
Dates: 1854

Hancock County (Ill.) legal instruments

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310911]
Identifier: MSS SC 1271
Scope and Contents Legal instruments from Hancock County, Illinois. The items are from a court case involving Parley P. Pratt as defendant and Cyrus Jones and David Wetmore as plaintiffs.
Dates: 1845-1849

Icarian Community legal instruments

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311000]
Identifier: MSS SC 1261
Scope and Contents Handwritten "bill of exceptions" and a printed legal notice. The bill is dated Oct. 13, 1854 and regards the case of Warren vs. the Icarian Community. The notice, which is entitled "advertisement," is dated Dec. 25, 1852 and appeared in the Nauvoo Tribune published by the Icarian Autographic Establishment.
Dates: 1852-1854

Idaho Supreme Court court cases

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323476]
Identifier: MSS SC 2430
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten court records. The items document court cases against Mormons in Idaho. Most of these materials deal with how the Idaho court system treated Mormons in relation to their beliefs on polygamy and on other Mormon Church related doctrines and practices.
Dates: 1889

W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young legal act

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292736]
Identifier: Vault MSS 711
Scope and Contents Handwritten legislative act from Utah dated March 1, 1852. The item is signed by W. W. Phelps, Willard Richards, and Brigham Young. The act declares it to be unlawful to "use with disrespect the name of the deity," use unnecessary cruelty upon animals, and to be intoxicated in public. The item also declares that the breaking of these laws is to be punishable by a monetary fine or by a period of hard labor.
Dates: 1852 March 1

Legal answer

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292744]
Identifier: Vault MSS 709
Scope and Contents Handwritten legal answer filed on Sept. 4, 1871. The answer is part of a law suit with Sarah Ann Cooke as plaintiff and Brigham Young as defendant. The document is signed by Young and involves monetary debts.
Dates: 1871

Brigham Young and Orson Pratt legal answer to John C. McIntosh

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292710]
Identifier: Vault MSS 714
Scope and Contents Handwritten legal answer. This item is an answer by Brigham Young and Orson Pratt to a complaint by John C. McIntosh. The document is signed by Orson Pratt but not by Brigham Young.
Dates: 1873

Legal Documents regarding the command of Guadalcanal by Ercole Sfondrati and opposed by Gaspar Alfonso Perez, 1649-1659

 Item — Folder 2: [Barcode: 31197233290482]
Identifier: Vault MSS 516 Item 1
Scope and Contents The cover sheet is folded to contain several assorted legal documents, notary statements, and notarized letters entailing the history of ownership of the house and income of Guadalcanal, Spain. The cover sheet contains a summary of the intent of the documents. The summary states: "Acts with the Curia Eccles.a Madrid between Sr. D. Ercole Sfondrati, Count of the Riviera, Caval.o Order of Santiago and the Count of Niebla D. Gaspar Alfonso Perez de Guzman el Bueno for the commendation...
Dates: 1649-1659

Ohio legal record for Parley P. Pratt, Cyrus Jones and David Wetmore

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292850]
Identifier: Vault MSS 710
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of court record which was filed on May 4, 1846. The item is from a court case of 1837 wherein Cyrus Jones and David Wetmore were plaintiffs and Parley P. Pratt was defendant.
Dates: 1846 May 4