Territorial Prison_page 80

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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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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
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Title Territorial Prison_page 80
Description 80 Utah, respectfully memorialize your honorable body for the following purpose; viz, Whereas, the locality of Utah Territory is such, as to render it inaccessible to the Mail from Missouri during four months in the year; and also, fora period of six months in the year, it is inaccessible to the Mail from Sacramento and Oregon, by wiy of Fort Hall, which are the only available Mail Routes-4rom this Territory to the United States now in use; and, Whereas, we are thereby excluded from intercourse with the United States and other nations, during h considerable portion of the year, which is very prejudicinl to the acquisition of timely intelligence from abroad by us as menbers of the great political compact; and, Whereas, natural facilities do exist for establishing a Mail Route from Great Salt Lake City to San Diego, or some other eligible position ou the coast of the Pacific near that place; which route can be traversed without any serious obstacles, during every month in the year; and ample supplies of the most nutritious grasses are at all seasons available for the sustenance of animals; and, Whereas, cities and settlements are already formed on this latter route at the distance of two hundred and seventy-five miles, and other settlements are prospectively in preparation to be formed, still further in the same line of communication, to Sari Bernardino, sixty miles North-easterly of San Diego; therefore. We, your memorialists, do humbly pray Congress to establish ft Weekly-Mail Route from Great Salt Lake City to San Diego, and make appropriations suitable to effect the same. To this subject the early attention of Congress is most respectfully solicited; and your memorialists, as in duty bound, will ever pray.' Approved Jan. 21st, 1853. MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS For an appropriation for the erection of a Territorial Prison. To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Slates in Congress Assembled: Your memorialists, the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, would respectfully suggest to your honorable body, the necessity of a suitable building for a Territorial Prison in this Territory, which no doubt will greatly tend to prevent crime. Your honorable body no doubt are already aware that frequent arid multiplied crimes and offences do exist in this Territory, principally
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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 716586
Reference URL