Appropriation for Code Commissioners_page 220

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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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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
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Date Created 2005-11-08
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Title Appropriation for Code Commissioners_page 220
Description 220 hy way of Fort Hall, which are the only available mail routes from: 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 a considerable portion of the year, which is very prejudicial to the acquisition of timely intelligence from abroad by us as members of a 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 on 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 alreadj' 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 Williams' Ranche, sixty miles north-easterly of San Diego; Therefore, We, your memorialists, do humbly pray Congress to establish a semi-monthly 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 March 6, 1852, MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS FOR AN APPROPRIATION TO PAY THE CODE COMMISSIONERS. To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress Assembled. The Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, beg leave to memorialize your honorable body for the folloAving purpose, viz: Whereas, an early publication of a suitable code of laws for the Territory of Utah is much to be desired; and, Whereas, the short term of forty days only, allowed for our legislative session, is insufficient to draft, arrange and enact said code by the slow formalities of legislation; therefore your memorialists have appointed three commissioners to form and draft the same, subject to the approval or rejection of the legislature when in session; and Whereas, the expense of the said commissioners in getting up such a code of laws for public use, though but a small item of disbursement from the Parent Treasury of a great and opulent nation, ig
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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
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