Roads -- Utah -- History
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
John James Abert letter
Letter from John James Abert to James Holt written on February 7, 1861. The letter originally accompanied a copy of Abert's report on the planning of a wagon route between Utah and Nevada. The report was published by the government in 1876.
Janet Roberts Blamforth papers
John D. Lee petition
Handwritten petition, dated 15 Nov. 1853, addressed to the Utah Territorial legislature, and signed by Lee and twenty-six others. The petition requests that $2000 be appropriated to build a road from Ft. Harmony, Utah, through the St. George Valley to connect with the California Road. The signers argue that such a road would facilitate further settlement in the Washington and Iron counties of Utah.
Statement of the amount donated by the citizens of Tooele County
Handwritten "statement of the amount donated by the citizens of Tooele County for the purpose of repairing the state road west of Jordan Bridge." The donation was made in produce which value was $836. The date of the item is uncertain.