Indian Slaves and Prisoners_page 93

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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
Type Text
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Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
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Date Created 2005-11-08
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Title Indian Slaves and Prisoners_page 93
Description 93 bringing them into our door-yards, our houses, and in contact wit!* our every avocation. Second; Their situation, and our duty towards them, upon the common principles of humanity. ' Third; The remedy or what will be the most conducive to ameliorate their condition, preserve their lives, arid their liberties, and redeem them from a worse than 4-frican bondage ; it* suggests itself to your committee that to memorialize Congress to provide by some act of National Legislation for the new and unparalleled situation of the inhabitants of this Territory, in relation to their intercourse with these Indians, would be one resource, prolific in its results for our mutual benefit: and further, that we ask their concurrence in the following enactment, passed by the Legislature of the Territory of Utah, January 31, A, D., 1852; entitled, \ AN ACT FOR THE RELIEF OF INDIAN SLAVES AND PRISONERS. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of^ Utah, That whenever any whiteAny white per, person within any organized county of this Territory, shall^n having in-have any Indian prisoner, child or woman, in his posses-shaii gXfore sion, whether by purchase or otherwise; such person shall;i'robate Juflgfc T.i j ,1 «,i i t ,. .x ¦, .i i or Select men* immediately go, together with such Indian pnsoner,child, or woman, before the Select men or Probate Judge of the county. If in the opinion of the Select men or Probate Judge the person having such Indian prisoner, child, or woman, is a suitable person, antjl properly qualified to rcaiseCourt ma or retain and educate said Indian prisoner, child, or wo-bindout such man; it shall be his or their duty to bind out the same*™Jj*n form by indenture for the term of not exceeding twenty years, at the discretion of the Judge or Select men. Sec. 2. The Probate Judge or Select ,men shall causeProbate Jud to be written in the indenture; the name, and age; placeor Select men where born, name of parents if known; tribe to which said^"^.™™^. Indian person belonged; name of the person having himoner m the in-in possession; name of Indian from whom said person wasdenture* obtained; date of the indenture, a copy of which shall be. filed in the Probate Clerk's office. Sec. 3. The Select men in their respective counties,select men to are hereby authorized to obtain such Indian' prisoners,2 prisoners
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716787
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