William Adams Hickman petition

William Adams Hickman petition

Dates: 1859

Handwritten and signed petition. This petition is a "writ of prohibition" of John M. Wallace to the Honorable Charles E. Sinclair, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Territory of Utah, by Wallace's attorney, William A. Hickman. The item claims that Justic of the Peace, Jeter Clinton, collected illicit fines from a Utah "gambling house."

  • Extent: 1 item (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hickman, William Adams, 1815-1883
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1288
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1288; William Adams Hickman petition; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1288, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Rosenstock in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Rosenstock; 1979.
Subject Terms
Clinton, Jeter; Sinclair, Charles E., 1828-1887; Wallace, John M.; Civil Procedure and Courts; Gambling--Utah--History--Sources; Laws--Utah--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Hickman (William Adams) petition
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-02T04:08-0700
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Biographical History

Nineteenth century attorney in the Territory of Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts