Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:
A letter written by members of the American Anti-Slavery Society Executive Committee, persuading supporters of the abolitionist cause to vote for any political candidate, regardless of political party, who would support and aid their anti-slavery cause. The letter also discourages making any attempt to form a new political party centered around the abolitionist movement, as it would be detrimental to their cause.
Typewritten excerpts from laws passed by the United States with the intention of making the practice of polygamy a crime. The items are the relevant passages taken from the Anti-Polygamy Act of 1862, the Edmunds Law of 1882, and the Edmunds-Tucker Law of 1887. Also included is a signed typewritten statement by Edward V. Higgins (1858- ), notary public of Iron County, Utah, verifying that the excerpts were correct.
Contains correspondence, pedigree charts, clippings, and other genealogical materials on the Ballif family. Materials date from approximately 1942 to 1970.
Personal and professional papers of Algie and George Ballif including news clippings, awards, certificates, notebooks, correspondence, pamphlets, and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the items are from the years 1960 to 1978. Many items concern George's legal career and Algie's work as a legislator.
Handwritten and signed letter and photocopies of newspaper clippings. The letter was written at White Hall, New Jersey on April 29, 1857 and is addressed to William Barnes Esq. of Albany New York. Brown states that he would be pleased if Mr. Woods or any friends at Albany could help him by contributing money. Also included are three newspaper clippings dated 1889, 1892, and 1896. The clippings are retrospectives on John Brown and the Harper's Ferry raid (1859).
Handwritten and signed letter to Wilford Woodruff written from the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. The item expresses Cannon's concern about a bill before Congress that would "Bind the Mormon people hand and foot" in order to "dispose of them" Cannon argues for constitutional rights for the Mormons, self-government in Utah, and victory in the "war against us."