Mayors -- Utah -- Provo -- History
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This sub-series contains receipts, diaries, poetry, account and memo books, certificates and other personal documents, autograph books, invitations, bank notes and warranty deeds, speeches, periodicals, letters, IOUs, and newspaper clippings. Materials are dated approximately 1815-1961.
Handwritten autobiography and diary. Also included is a typescript of these items. Scott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the 1840s. He was also an early resident of Provo, Utah. Scott's autobiography covers his life to 1855, and his diary covers the years 1855 to 1859.
Handwritten affidavits sworn before Smoot as mayor of Provo, Utah. The manuscript was apparently recorded by Smoot who seems to be responsible for much of its wording. The item deals with disturbances by United States soldiers in Provo, Utah.