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A bill for locating the county seat of Davis County in Utah Territory

A bill for locating the county seat of Davis County in Utah Territory

Dates: 1852

Handwritten legislative act enacted by the Utah legislature on 18 February 1852. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), "Governor;" Willard Richards (1804-1854), "President of the Council;" and William W. Phelps (1792-1872), "Speaker of the House of Rep." The act states that Farmington shall be the site for the County Seat of Davis County.

  • Extent: 1 item (2 p.)
  • Creator: Utah. Legislature
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2072
  • 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 A bill for locating the County Seat of Davis County in Utah Territory 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 2072; A bill for locating the County Seat of Davis County in Utah Territory; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2072, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Steve Barnett in 1983.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Steve Barnett; 1983.
Subject Terms
Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872; Richards, Willard, 1804-1854; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; County government--Utah--History--Sources; Davis County (Utah)--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law; Territorial Government
Genre / Form
Laws
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC2072
Finding Aid Title
Bill for locating the county seat of Davis County in Utah Territory
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-02T15:40-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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Ryan Lee
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