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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
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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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Description The State of Deseret 209 perform the county business for the year: nevertheless, from and after the first term of said court, to be holden on the first Monday of March next, they shall have power to try causes, the same in all respects whatever, as is now provided in the act concerning the judiciary, passed January 9, 1850. Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the county clerk to settle with the commissioner, assessor and collector; and to show a correct exhibit of the fiscal affairs of the county, at the beginning of the March term; and to facilitate said settlement of the fiscal affairs of said county, it shall be the duty of all officers of said county, in any wise handling the public funds, and all persons having claims against said county, to make out and deliver into the hands of the county clerk, all claims against said county, on or before the first Monday of October in each year; and full and ample reports on or before the first Monday in December in each year. Sec. 5. The county clerks shall make out and deliver into the hands of the county commissioner, abstracts from the assessor and collector's book of the road tax in their respective counties, in a line opposite the names against whom the same may be assessed, taking his receipt therefor; and it shall be the duty of the said commissioner to furnish one copy of the same to each supervisor of roads, of all the names in their respective districts. Sec. 6. The county courts in their respective counties, from and after the current year, shall assess the county tax; and the same, together with the State tax, shall be assessed and collected by the county assessor and collector:-the county tax to be paid into the county treasury; and the State tax to be paid into the State treasury; and the county assessor and collector shall make a full and concise report, and return the same to the Auditor of Public Accounts, on or before the first Monday of November in each year; and shall moreover pay into the State treasury, all State funds collected by him semi-annually, on or before the first Monday in November as aforesaid; and on or before the first Monday in March in each year. JEDEDIAH M. GRANT, Speaker of the House of Representatives. HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Jan. 9, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, in relation to a road tax, and Supervisors. Passed, January 6, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that each and every able bodied male person over eighteen years of age, having a residence of three months in this
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Source Original Journal: Utah Historical Quarterly The State of Deseret
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