Polygamy -- Law and legislation -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Vault MSS 62
Scope and Contents Nineteen volumes of diaries kept by Abraham Cannon from 1879 to 1895. Abraham begins his diary when he leaves his family in Utah to serve a three year mission to Europe for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He writes of his life as a missionary in England and Germany, his return to farm life, and details of from daily life, such as the birth of children, his duties in the Quorium of the Twelve Apostles, his occupation, and current world events. Includes details of his frequent...
Dates: 1879-1895; approximately 1969
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233630141]
Identifier: MSS 8121
Scope and Contents Contains biographical information, written by Andrew M. Morse, about Justice George Sutherland's life, offices/appointments, work, speeches and accomplishments as a lawyer, congressman, senator and Supreme Court justice. Included is a USB flash drive containing various videos of speeches and presentations given at a commemoration gala held on October 15, 2011 highlighting Sutherland. Also included is a written program and transcriptions of speeches from the gala. Dates range from 2011-2012.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236561]
Identifier: MSS SC 216
Scope and Contents Includes subscription lists for reprints of two speeches given in the U.S. House of Representatives concerning the Polygamy Bill. Thirty-three colleagues signed the subscription list for copies of C.M. Pomeroy's speech (Rep. of Iowa) and fourteen signed a list for reprints of Hamilton Ward's address (Rep. of New York). A total of 14,700 copies were ordered from the Congressional Globe office. Photocopies of the speeches are included.