Washington County (Utah) -- History
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Holograph descriptions of events in Torrey, Escalante, Teasdale, Hurricane, Orderville and St. George, Utah, the latter the location of Adams' photographic studio.
Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Samuel Kendall Gifford was born in New York in 1821 and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints. He migrated to Utah in 1850, settled in Washington County, Utah, had four wives, and died in 1907.
The collection consists of photocopies of the original materials documenting the history of Duncan's Retreat, Utah, biographical information on William Addington Martindale, journal entries from William Martindale, and photographs. The folders are contained in one box.
Photocopies of handwritten autobiographies of Artemus Millet including the typescripts of them. MIllet describes his conversion to the Mormon faith, his experiences as a Mormon Pioneer, and his spiritual interpretations of the events of his life.
Handwritten petition, dated 15 Nov. 1853, addressed to the Utah Territorial legislature, and signed by Lee and twenty-six others. The petition requests that $2000 be appropriated to build a road from Ft. Harmony, Utah, through the St. George Valley to connect with the California Road. The signers argue that such a road would facilitate further settlement in the Washington and Iron counties of Utah.