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Title (1852) Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1852) Session law for Utah from the second legislature, to which is appended Willard Richards' compilation of the reenacted laws of Deseret then in force. A limited photo-facsimile reprint was published in 1932
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1853
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications Photocopies scanned with Epson Expression 1640 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF's. Display JPEG's created in PhotoshopCS at 800 x 1125 ppi
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 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
ARK ark:/87278/s64m9581
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716676
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581

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Title Incorporate Palmyra_page 49
Description 49 thence «ast one and a half miles to the place of beginning, shall be known and designated as Palmyra, and the inhabitants thereof are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic by ihe name aforesaid, and shall hare and use a common seal, which they may change or alter at pleasure. Sec, 2. The inhabitants of said city by the name and rowers of c««-style aforesaid, shall have power to sue and be sued; to iloraUo"' plead and be impleaded; to defend and be defended, in all courts of law and equity, and in all actions whatsoever; to purchase, receive, and hold property, real and personal in said city, and to purchase, receive and hold real property beyond the city, for burying grounds, or Other public purposes, for the use of the inhabitants of said city; to sell, lease, convey, or dispose of property, real and personal, for the bent fit of said city; to improve and protect such property, and to do all other things in relation thereto, as natural persons, Sec. 3. There shall be" a City Council, to consist of a C(ty council Mayor, four Aldermen, and nine Councilors, who shall have the qualifications of electors of said city, and shall be chosen by the qualified voters thereof, and shall hold their office for two.years, and until their successors shall Termofoffiee be elected and qualified. The City Council shall judge ¦of the qualifications, elections, and returns of their own members, and a majority of them shall form a quorum to qUOnh». •do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent members, under such penalties as may be prescribed by ordinance. Sec. 4. The Mayor, Aldermen, and Councilors, before entering upon the duties of their offices, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, that they will support Oath-. the Constitution of the United States, and the laws of this Territory, and that they will, well and truly perform the duties of their offices, to the best of their skill and ability. Sec. 5. On the first monday of April next, and every Time of elect two years thereafter, on said day, an election shall be inn-held,.for- the election of one Mayor ^ four Aldermen, and nine Councilors; and at the first election under this ordinance, three Judges shall be chosen, viva voee, by the electors present. The said Judges shall choose Clerks, judBes&Cierk, and the Judges and Clerks before entering upon their of election, duties shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, 4
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Source Original Book: Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716554
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581/716554