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Civil Procedure and Courts

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 372 Collections and/or Records:

William Henry Harrison certificate of appointment

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309905]
Identifier: MSS SC 1208
Scope and Contents

Printed and signed document, dated March 7, 1803, designating Benjamin Chambers a Judge of the Court of Common Appeals for the county of Dearborn.

Dates: 1803

James Holt Haslam affidavit

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227606511]
Identifier: MSS 3868
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of the affidavit includes Haslam's account of his journey to Salt Lake City, Utah, with a message for Brigham Young in September 1857.

Dates: 1884

Albert Haws Utah Penitentiary autograph book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227636989]
Identifier: MSS 3983
Scope and Contents

The Albert Haws Utah Penitentiary autograph book, 1889, is one bound book that includes notes from fellow prisoners, church leaders, and friends giving regards or advice for Haws while he was in prison.

Dates: 1889

William Adams Hickman petition

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310747]
Identifier: MSS SC 1288
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed petition. This petition is a "writ of prohibition" of John M. Wallace to the Honorable Charles E. Sinclair, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Territory of Utah, by Wallace's attorney, William A. Hickman. The item claims that Justic of the Peace, Jeter Clinton, collected illicit fines from a Utah "gambling house."

Dates: 1859

Chauncy S. Higbee precipe

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244045]
Identifier: MSS SC 622
Scope and Contents

Holograph. The collection includes a legal document, a precipe, asking for the issuance of an order of an execution in the case of Ethan Kimball vs. David Greenleaf.

Dates: 1844

History of House Bill 70

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318260]
Identifier: MSS SC 1969
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten legislative papers. Most of the documents deal with the Utah judicial system.

Dates: 1981

History of the Bennett Trial Manuscript

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240951]
Identifier: MSS SC 416
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history which traces the provenance of the manuscript and its use as an historical source. The manuscript concerns the trial of John C. Bennett. Collection also includes a copy of the trial manuscript.

Dates: undated

William Henry Hooper letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318583]
Identifier: MSS SC 1949
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to the "Hon. E. Smith, Probate Judge for Great Salt Lake Co." Hooper states that he is submitting an inventory of the estate of the late Almon Whiting Babbitt. The estate items were to be set apart for the use of the deceased's widow and family.

Dates: 1856

Frederick Hopt letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233286811]
Identifier: Vault MSS 146
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated June 9, 1884, and addressed to Arthur L. Thomas, acting governor of Utah. Hopt asks that his request for an appeal to the Supreme Court be granted.

Dates: 1884 June 9

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