Utah Territorial Case Files record example

Utah Territorial Case Files

Records: 2,698 · Complete: 100%

Case files typically contain a complaint stating plaintiff's cause of action, an answer by the defendant, and summons. Cases found within this title concern a variety of crimes including robbing the mails, illegal voting, violations of liquor and tobacco tariff laws, cohabitation, illegal fencing, trespassing, land disputes over preemptions and homesteads, defrauding the federal government of tax, and embezzlement.

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Example Records

Polygamy case of George Q Cannon
Polygamy case of George Q Cannon
1874 - Illegal voting charges against Elizabeth Lee
1874 - Illegal voting charges against Elizabeth Lee
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Source Information

"Territorial Case Files of the U.S. District Courts of Utah 1870-1896" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/484/utah-territorial-case-files: accessed October 27, 2021)

Publication Title
Utah Territorial Case Files
Total Records
2,698 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1401
Record Group
21
Published on Fold3
02 Nov 2007
Last Updated
12 Dec 2008
Description
NARA M1401. Judicial records originating in the seats of the four U.S. districts prior to Utah statehood: Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo, and Beaver.