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An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River

An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River

Dates: 1852

Original proclamation endorsed by Willard Richards, W. W. Phelps, and Brigham Young. The document is an act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on the Green River. The act discusses the fares that would be charged for its use. The document also states the penalty for running unauthorized ferries.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872. -- Richards, Willard, 1804-1854. -- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1903
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a Ferry on Green Riier 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 1903; An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a Ferry on Green Riier; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1903, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Autograph Alcove in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Autograph Alcove; 1981.
Subject Terms
Ferries--Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers; Overland Journeys to the Western United States
Genre / Form
Proclamations
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1903
Finding Aid Title
Act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:14-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Second President of the Mormon Church, colonizer, and territorial governor of Utah.



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