Ezra Taft Benson receipt

Ezra Taft Benson receipt

Dates: 1853

Handwritten per diem receipt dated 24 January 1853 and signed by Ezra Taft Benson (1811-1869). The receipt acknowledges payment of $120.00 from Benjamin G. Ferris, secretary of the treasury, Utah Territory, for service at the 1852-1853 Legislative Assembly.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 leaf)
  • Creator: Benson, Ezra Taft
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1269
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ezra Taft Benson receipt 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 SC 1269; Ezra Taft Benson receipt; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1269, LTPSC.
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Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Benson, Ezra T. (Ezra Taft), 1811-1869; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--Biography; Ferris, Benjamin G.; Legislators--Utah--Biography; Politics, Government, and Law; Public Finance; Utah--History--19th century--Sources
Genre / Form
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Benson (Ezra Taft) receipt
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:43-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon apostle, polygymist, and territorial legislator who arrived in Utah with the pioneer company of 1847.

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