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Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution land deed

Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution land deed

Dates: 1882

A warranty deed, dated February 1, 1882, between Zions Co-Operative Mercantile Institution and Jesse Elliot of Salt Lake City, Utah. Jesse has sold Zions Co-operative Mercantile ten acres, called the Big Field, in Salt Lake City for $6750. The boundaries of the land are described. The document is signed by David L. Murdock, R. J. Deighton, William Jennings, and Thomas G. Webber (Secretary and Treasury of Zions Co-Operative Mercantile Institution). A document signed by Nephi N. Clayton on the same topic is also included. 4 leaves.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 4081
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution land deed must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4081; Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution land deed; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4081, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from L&T Respess Books, Northhampton, Massachusetts in 1993.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; L&T Respess Books; 1993.
Subject Terms
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Retail Trade
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 27 June 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution land deed
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 2010-10-07T15:41-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution was founded in 1868 in Salt Lake City, Utah. It was claimed as one of the earliest department stores of the U.S. It was owned by the LDS church until it was sold off to the department stores Meier & Frank and Dillard's in 1999.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts