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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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Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Title Incorporate Parowan_page 129
Description 129 AN ORDINANCE, To incorporate Parowan City. PASSED BT THK GENERAL ASSEMBLY, FEB. 6, 1851. Sec. t. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, That all that district of country in Iron country, in this State, beginning at the dam, above Boundaries the saw-mill, in the mouth of the Kanyon, on Centre ¦creek, and running from thence north-east along the base of the mountain two miles; thence north three miles; thence west six miles; thence south to the base of the mountain; thence along the base of the mountain in a north-easterly direction, to the place of beginning,--including the present location,-shall be known and desig- Name and styu nated as Parowan City, and the inhabitants thereof are hereby constituted a body corporate arid politic, by the name aforesaid, and shall have perpetual succession, and may have and use a common seal, which they may change geal-and alter at pleasure. Sec. 2. The inhabitants of said city by the name and Corporate pow-style aforesaid, shall have power to sue and be sued, to ers" plead and be impleaded, 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; to purchase, receive, and hold real property beyond the city for burying grounds or public purposes, for the use of the inhabitants of said city; to sell, lease, convey, or dispose of property, real and personal, 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 counsellors, 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 successors shallTerm of 6ffice" 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 Majority form to dq business; but a smaller number may adjourn from ¦ quorum, 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 counsellors, before entering upon the duties of their offices, shall take and
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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 716635
Reference URL