Make Territorial Offices Elective_page 78

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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
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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
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Title Make Territorial Offices Elective_page 78
Description 78 pense, toil and hardship; sometimes in th& depths of winter, and sometimes in mid summer, at a time when our crops should be gathered by the husbandman, (which in many instances weie-lostby a necessary absence and neglect;) and, Whereas, the Adjutant General of (.his Territory has made a full report ot the same, together with the necessary expenditures incurred by this infant colony, to the War Department at Washington City; Your memorialists, therefore, respectfully pray your honorable body to call for said report, and to appropriate the amount therein specified, for the payment of those who were engaged in such expeditions, and for such Mili'ary Stores as were necessarily used in those expeditions; believing the same to bejust ard equal; and in strict accordance, with the usages and precedents of the General Government and your petitioners, as in duty bound, will ever pr.ay. Approved Jan. 21st, 1853. MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS To make the Territorial Officeselectiv©. To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress Assembled: We, your memorialists, the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, beg leave to represent to your honorable body; that in their opinion, none are better qualified to select Officers and rules to control and guide the destinies of any people, than the very people who are to be governed; and to none does that right more legitimately belong than to the brave and hardy pioneers, settling in a new country. Such men can feel, and therefore, know their own wants; and would naturally select such men for Official stations as were identified with their interests, acquainted with their wants, and whose deeds of valor and enterprize in behalf of the young colony, recommended them to the suffrages of a grateful people, whose pride it ever is, to reward true merit with their richest and most precious gifts. This right granted to any Territory by the General Government, would tend, in the opinion of your memorialists, to promote the most cordial and amicable feelings, and re-act upon the power that granted it with the most patriotic devotion to its best interests. Though time honored as the custom is, to impose strangers, and in one respect foreigners, upon the citizens of distant Provinces and Terri-
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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 716584
Reference URL