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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.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 2 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
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Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Description The State of Deseret 175 remit all amounts so collected, into the public Treasury, as often as once in each month. Sec. 5. It shall be the duty of each Assessor and Collector, to keep a fair and faithful record of the names of owners of property, the amount assessed, and tax arising thereon, and collected, and paid over, and also the amount assessed not collected, and the reason why, if by removal, or otherwise, and return the same with a full statement of all his proceeings (sic) on or before the first day of December in each year, to the Auditor of public Accounts, whose duty it shall be to Audit the same, and report thereon to the General Assembly if then in session, or the first ensuing session. Sec. 6. If any person shall refuse or neglect to pay the amount of tax assessed, as herein comtemplated, it shall be the duty of the Assessor and Collector to enforce the collection thereof, in the most summary manner: provided, he shall in no case distress the widow, and the fatherless, nor oppress the honest poor. Sec. 7. Any person or persons who shall fail to give in a true report to the Assessor and Collector, of all taxable property owned by said person or persons, according to the provisions of this Ordinance, or wilfully (sic) conceal from the Assessor and Collector, any taxable property, owned by him or them, or otherwise try to defraud the public revenue, shall, on conviction thereof , be liable to a fine of not exceeding one thousand dollars, or the amount of money or property so concealed, at the discretion of the Court having jurisdiction. Appvouedt Jan. 16, 1850. AN ORDINANCE, AUTHORIZING A BOUNTY ON KILLING WOLVES, &c. Passed by the General Assembly, January 14, 1850. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that a bounty of two dollars is hereby offered for the killing of each large mountain wolf; also, one dollar for the killing of each small prairie wolf, or fox; said bounty to be paid out of the public Treasury as hereinafter prescribed; provided, that the person claiming the bounty shall be the person who killed the wolf or fox; and that the application for said bounty shall be made within ten days after the killing, by preserving the wolf's or fox's pelt entire, together with two inches or more of the upper jaw next preceding the end of the nose thereunto attached in its natural state; and the killing shall have been performed within the distance of twenty miles of some white settlement within this State.
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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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