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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
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 Manti_page 115
Description 115 eluding the survey of said plat,-shall be known and designated as the city of Manti; and the inhabitants Namean<tstyle, thereof are here-by constituted a.body corporate and pol itic by the name aforesaid; and shall have perpetual succession, and may have and use a common^ seal, which Seal-they may change and alter aj pleasure. Sec. 2. The^ inhabitants of said City, by the -nam<j and Corporate stylet afores-aid, shall have power to sue and,be sued; ^wers-to plead and be impleadcd; defend arid be dL$fei*ded; in all Courts of law and, equity;-and.in al) aetipns whatsoever, to purchase, receive, and hold property, .real and personal, in.said City; 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/veal and peTsonal, for the benefit of said City; to , improve and protect such property, and do all other things, in relation thereto, as natural persons. Sec. 3. There shall be a City Council, to consist of. a City Council. Mayor, four Aldermen, and nine Counselors; who shall have the qualifications of electors of said City-^ and shall be chosen by the qualified voters thereof, and shall hold their offices for two years, and until their succes^>rs shall Term of offka be elected 'and qualified. The City Council shall judge of the qualifications, elections, and retjirns of their-own members, and a majority of them shall form a quorum to Majority to . i • , li i_ j- -a.1 i form a quorum. do business; but a smaller number may adjourn lrom 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 Counselors, before entering upon the duties of their offices, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, that they will sup- Oath, port the Constitution of the United States, and of:th.is 8tate; 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 Mar,ch next, and Time* of elect every two years thereafter, on said day, an election shallIons" be held for the election* of one Mayor, four Aldermen, and nine Counselors; aiud at the first election under this or-Fir»v «ectioj», dinance, three Judges shall be chosen,'viva voce.by the electors present. The said Judges shall choose two. Clerks; and the Judges and Clerks, before entering upon their duties, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, such as is, now required, bylaw to, be, taken by
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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 716621
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64m9581/716621