John R. Baxter territorial complaint

John R. Baxter territorial complaint

Dates: 1890

A report on a trial by John R. Baxter, Justice of the Peace, 1890 in Spring Precinct, Sanpete County, Utah Territory. Describes appearance of animals caught grazing on John Doe’s wheat and grass. Reports James W. Crisp’s unpaid fine for letting these animals graze on John Doe’s land.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Baxter, John R. (John Robb), 1851-1930
  • Call Number: MSS 3891
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3891; John R. Baxter territorial complaint; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3891, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by America West Archives; 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; America West Archives; 1987.
Subject Terms
Civil Procedure and Courts; Politics, Government, and Law; Right of property--United States--History; Trespass--United States--History; Utah
Genre / Form
Legal documents
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 30 April 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy for 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Baxter (John R.) territorial complaint
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:36-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

John Robb Baxter (1851-1930) served as Justice of the Peace for Sanpete County, Utah.

John Robb Baxter was born 9 February 1851 in Aberdeen, Scotland to John Baxter and Jean Mckenzie Robb. He married Janet Gardiner Jack on 16 November 1887 in Logan, Cache, Utah. They had seven children. John served as Justice of the Peace for Sanpete County, Utah, in 1890. He died 10 June 1930 in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah.

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