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Prisons -- Utah

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Heber Thurber journal, 1886-1889

 Item — Folder 2: [Barcode: 31197232581139]
Identifier: MSS 8230
Scope and Contents Journal covers the dates November 2, 1886-August 9 1888. The first entry occurs in Greenwich, Utah when Joseph Heber Thurber (1858-1948) was charged with unlawful cohabitation. On December 27, 1886 Joseph Heber Thurber was officially sentenced 4 years in the Utah Penitentiary and a $500 fine for polygamy and an additional 6 months and $200 for unlawful cohabitation. He traveled straightway to the Utah Penitentiary on December 28, 1886. Though he was sentenced to over 4 years, he...
Dates: 1886-1889

Stanley and Myron Thurber collection of Thurber family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8230
Scope and Contents Materials include Joseph Heber Thurber (1858-1948) journal detailing his conviction and time served for polygamy and unlawful cohabitation in the Utah Penitentiary. The journal entries are dated November 2, 1886-August 9, 1888. Collection also includes a 16 page biography of Annie C. Christensen Thurber (1866-1944), Joseph's second wife. The biography was typed in March 1939 by Alice K. Hatch, a historian at the Daughters of Utah Pioneers.D.U.P.
Dates: 1886-1939