Secretary of Territory_page 204

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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
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Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Title Secretary of Territory_page 204
Description 204 JOINT RESOLUTIONS PERTAINING TO THE'SEC-RETARY OF UTAH TERRITORY. Whereas, the Hon. B. D. Harris Secretary of the Territory of Utah, being about to leave, absent himself, or abscond from said Territory, and intends, as we ere au-thenticalty and credibly informed, to convey away or otherwise dispose of the Territorial seal, records, papers, documents, and property in his possession, and pertaining to his office, contrary to the Organic Act, which provides (sec. 3.) that said Secretary shall reside in said Territory; and Whereas, It is believed that said Secretary has in his possession, the money appropriated by the Act of Congress, approved Feb. 27, 1851, amounting to §24,000, designed by Congress as compensation and mileage of members of the Legislative Assembly, and olher expenses of said Territory of Utah. See Statutes at large, page 571, 31st Congress, 2nd session; and Whereas, It is believed that said Secretary should not be permitted thus to leave said Territory with so large an amount of government funds,and without having authority which we apprehend no where exists, thereby seriously in-r conveniencing not only this Territory, but incurring the loss of said funds to the general government; Therefore, Resolved, hy the Legislative Council and House of Rep-»*iak3M*ripral resentativesi in joint session assembled, that it she; 11 be the &c., in posses-duty of the United States Marshal for said Territory, to ^°nvvfijfiehCpera"Procee':i forthwith, and take into his custody, all such pa-cepers, records, documents and property of every kind pertaining to said office of Secretary, as also all money in his possession belonging to said Territory, and pertaining to said office, or entrusted by the general government, for the benefit of this Territory, in his hands; together with the seal and press of the Territory of Utah, and safely keep and preserve the same for the time being, until the vacancy thus occasioned in said office, shall be filled by appointment, by the President of the United States, or the disabilities otherwise cease to exist. And be it further resolved, That in case the said B. D. Harris, Secretary aforesaid, shall refuse, neglect, or oth-
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
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Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716898
Reference URL