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Civil Procedure and Courts

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 372 Collections and/or Records:

Chester Alan Arthur pardon

 File — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232568466]
Identifier: MSS SC 2036
Scope and Contents

Handwritten pardon issued by the office of the president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) and signed by him. The item pardons John J. Kelly of Utah for crimes of "bigamy or polygamy and unlawful cohabitation."

Dates: 1884

Articles and other material on Mark Hofmann Mormon-related forgeries, 1978-1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1571 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains articles and other documents concerning each of Hofmann's Mormon-related forgeries, dated between 1822 and 1912. Numbers on folder titles correspond to those listed on the "Main Forgeries..." sheet in the forgery lists and indexes folder (Box 6, Folder 5). Materials dated 1978-1988.

Dates: 1978-1988

Articles, clippings, and other material on Mark Hofmann rumored documents, 1985-1987

 Series — Box 7: Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7 [Barcode: 31197232481223], Folder: 21-22
Identifier: MSS 1571 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains articles, clippings, and other documents regarding the rumored Oliver Cowdery History and the William E. McLellin papers (undated since imaginary, but probably would have been in the 1830s or so). Materials dated 1985-1987.

Dates: 1985-1987

Autograph album for the Charles J. Guiteau murder trial

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232651]
Identifier: MSS SC 3
Scope and Contents

Indexed autograph album belonging to an unidentified individual which contains signatures of several people who were associated with the murder trial of Charles J. Guiteau for the assassination of James A. Garfield, President of the United States. Autographs include those of the judge, jury members, attorneys for the prosecution and defense, several witnesses (including General William T. Sherman), and Guiteau himself.

Dates: 1882 January

Almon W. Babbitt estate record

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319409]
Identifier: MSS SC 2074
Scope and Contents

Handwritten estate record from a copy book. The item deals with the estate of Almon W. Babbitt who had recently died.

Dates: 1857

Almon W. Babbitt legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244078]
Identifier: MSS SC 625
Scope and Contents

Holographs. The collection includes legal documents concerning various cases in which Babbitt represented clients in the Hancock County, Illinois, courts.

Dates: 1844-1846

Almon W. Babbitt legal papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320365]
Identifier: MSS SC 2216
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legal documents. The items relate to Babbitt's career as a lawyer and to the settling of his estate.

Dates: 1856-1862

John R. Baxter territorial complaint

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227606354]
Identifier: MSS 3891
Scope and Contents

Report written by John R. Baxter describing a trial in Spring City, Utah in 1890. Describes the case and the sentence, holding James W. Crisp responsible for allowing his animals to graze in someone else's fields.

Dates: 1890

Janet Becker papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230350099]
Identifier: MSS 4195

Legal materials from 1985-1986, collected by Janet Becker.

Dates: 1985-1986

Bench warrant against James Withers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237130]
Identifier: MSS SC 252
Scope and Contents

Printed legal document with ms. entries bringing suit against James Withers for damages of $1000 for the illegal operation of two stills.

Dates: 1815