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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 Telegraph-Military Road from Nebraska to Sacramento_page 75
Description 75 MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS For an. Electric Telegraph from the Mississippi River, to California. To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress Assembled: Your memorialists the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, respectfully beg leave to suggest that, Whereas, the inhabitants of this- Territory are situated in the Great Basin of North America, occupying an intermediate position between California and the States on the Mississippi, and being shut out by this isolated position from a ready intercourse with their mother States, the roads pasting over arid plains, rough and desert mountains, taking a term of thirty days in the best seasons of the year for the Mails to pass through from the confines of civilization to this Territory; and considering the obstructions arising from storms, floods and the depredations o hosiile Indians, all combining to render our means of intercourse extremely-limited and precarious: therefore, your memorialists respectfully pray your honorable body to provide for the construction of a Telegraph from some convenient point on the Mississippi or Missouri, via, Great Salt Lake City, to San Diego, San Francisco, Astoria, 01 such other eligible port on the Pacific coast as your wisdom may direct: and your memorialists resj pectfully beg leave to state their sincere conviction, that no movement of Congress could be better calculated to preserve inviolable our glorious union, than to bind the East and West by an electric stream, whereby intelligence and instantaneous intercourse from the Eastern to the Western limits of our wide spread country annihilate the distance, and make the freeman of Maine and Oregon, Florida and California, immediate neighbors. The favorable consideration of this important subject at an early period by Congress is respectfully solicited, and your memorialists, as in duty bound will ever pray. Approved Jan. 21st, 1853. j MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS For the construction of a Military Road from the North of the Platte or Nebraska River, to Sacramento, California. Memorial to the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress Assembled: Your memorialists, the Governor and "Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, respectfully pray your honorable body for the construction of a Military Road from some eligible point at or near
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Identifier 076_Telegraph-Military Road from Nebraska to Sacramento_page 75.jpg
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 716581
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581/716581