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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
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/s60v8dhv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv

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Title Select Men_page 52
Description stall have authority to summon to his assistance, such persons as he may deem necessary to hold such inquest, and dispose of, or inter said body as he shall think proper. Vexatious law- Sec, 19. it shall be the duty of each and every Jus-suits, how dis-tipe ot the Peace, to punish by fine, not exceeding one posed of. hundred dollars, at his discretion, any person or persons; who shall bring before him a vexatious lawsuit through malice, or private pique, against the defendant, all fines so collected shall be paid into the county Treasury. Approved Feb. 4, 1852. AN ACT CREATING THE OFFICE OF SELECT MEN AND PRESCRIBING THEIR DUTIES. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That there shall be elected in each organized county at the next August election, Three select ., n i j i i n m i -n i <i men. three Select men, whose term of office shall be three years> as follows, to wit: the Senior shall hold his office three years ; the second two years, and the Junior one year; a-nd thereafter one shall be elected each year, who shail hold his office for the term of three years, and until hi s successor is elected and qualified. select men to gEc. 2. Said Select men shall be sworn before the gfvpSbond3.an clerk of the Probate' court, and give such bonds as the clerk shall approve, and the same shall be filled in the clerk's office, who shall give them a certificate of office, under the seal of the Probate court. Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the Select men within their select men torespective counties, in connection with the Probate Court, provide for the, r ,i . ,. . , ... , . ,' poor. to oversee the poor residing m said county, and provide for their maintenance, to take the care, custody, and man- * tnsan© personsagemen* °f insane persons residing in said county, who are incapable of conducting their own affairs, and of their estate both real and personal, and to provide for the saf£ keeping of such insane persons, their maintenance and the maintenance of their families, and the education of theii1
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716746
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716746