+++ SOLD +++ EMAIL US TO BE PLACED ON OUR WAITING LIST FOR A BRIGHAM YOUNG SIGNED DOCUMENT.
A one page document dated May 10, 1861 from “Territory of Utah, County of Great Salt Lake”, signed by Brigham Young.
The document is a title transfer of a partial lot of land owned by Young to a William Bond.
The folio document, which measures approximately 7.5″ x 12.25″ reads in full:
“Be it known by these Presents; That I, Brigham Young, Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of Great Salt Lake City, in the County of Great Salt Lake and Territory of Utah, the right claim[ant and owner of] the east half of lot five (5) in Block thirteen (13) as platted in plat A. Great Salt Lake City survey; do for the sum of One Hundred Dollars paid by William Bond of the city, county, and territory aforesaid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, sell, release, quit claim and transfer all my right of claim interest and possession of and to the aforesaid premises, together with all the rights, privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging to the said William bond his heirs or assigns.
Dated this 10th day of May, A.D. 1861
[signed] Brigham Young”
[Countersigned by two witnesses].
B. Young documents are rarely seen on the market. With great Latter Day Saints / Salt Lake City verbiage.
There is slight restoration to the upper fold with some paper loss, and a trace of toning at the folds, else in fine condition.
Sold with a Certificate of Authenticity from The Autograph Source (Lifetime Guarantee).
Brigham Young was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1847 until his death in 1877. He founded Salt Lake City and he served as the first governor of the Utah Territory, United States. Young also led the foundings of the precursors to the University of Utah and Brigham Young University.