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Title (1849-1851) The State of Deseret - Appendix: Constitution and Ordinances (1849-1851)
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1849-1851) Collected by Dale L. Morgan, these were published as an appendix to The State of Deseret, 8 Utah Hist. Q. 155-233 (1940), and later reprinted in THE STATE OF DESERET (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press with the Utah Historical Society, 1987). In 1849 a constitution was drafted for a provisional government organized under the name "State of Deseret." Its legislature met on several occasions from July 2, 1849 until March 28, 1851, when it was dissolved upon announcement of the federal act to establish a territorial government (the "Organic Act").
Publisher Utah State Historical Society
Contributors Morgan, Dale R.
Date 1947
Type Text
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Source Utah Historical Quarterly Volume 8 Numbers 23-24
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
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 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Description 168 Utah Historical Quarterly offense of like nature, shall forfeit and pay, not exceeding the sum of twenty dollars. Sec. 10. All persons, shall when on duty be subject to the orders, of their superior officer; and for any disobedience of orders, disrespect, or insult, shall be subject to arrest, punishment, or fine, at the discretion of the commanding officer. Sec. 11. All officers shall deport themselves in a civil, courteous and orderly manner, towards each other, and towards the men under their command. Sec. 12. All persons performing military duty, and keeping constantly on hand the arms, ammunition, accoutrements and animals as herein provided; all such property so kept, constantly on hand, shall be not liable to execution or taxation. Sec. 13. All fines, forfeitures, and penalties, accruing as herein contemplated, may be collected before any magistrate or Court having Jurisdiction; and it shall be the duty of Orderly Sergeants in Companies; Adjutants, in Regiments; Brigade Inspectors, in Brigades; and Adjutant Generals, in Divisions; to prosecute all delinquents, and collect all fines and forfeitures, assessed in their respective commands, and pay over into the public Treasury, all sums so collected. Sec. 14. Musicians shall provide themselves with good instruments, suitable to the service they have to perform, and keep and preserve the same in good order and repair; and attend all musters and drills; and all commissioned officers shall be armed with sword, or hanger, and when mounted, with holsters and pistols, with ammunition, and all necessary accoutrements. Sec. 15. It shall be the duty of all officers ordering a muster or drill, to specify in his orders, the nature of the service to be performed, and give directions in relation thereto, and notices to all under their command, shall be read to them, or left in writing, at their last usual place of abode, by the proper notifying officer, who shall make due return thereof, stating on the back of said orders, the manner how he has executed the same, on or before the day of parade. Sec. 16. The commanding officer of the Mounted Rangers is hereby required to increase his company to one hundred good and efficient men to act as minute men; to preserve the peace, and repel Indian depredations. Sec. 17. The commander of this force is hereby authorized to call upon the Quarter Master for camp equipage, baggage wagons, and animals, necessary to carry the same; and upon the Commissary for supplies, when necessary, whose duty it shall be to furnish the same, at the expense of the State. Sec. 18. There shall be one company of footmen, not 'less than one hundred good and efficient men, armed with muskets and cannon, at the public expense, to act as minute men, who shall be
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Source Original Journal: Utah Historical Quarterly The State of Deseret
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Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2005-12-05
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