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To Defray Expenses of Government of Deseret_page 223

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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
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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 To Defray Expenses of Government of Deseret_page 223
Description 223 and will probably treble the whole during the present season; leaving her little, if any, behind the younger sisters of the Union in point of numbers at the time of their espousals by the Union; Therefore, to avoid, or in a great measure, circumscribe the above difficulties,and toadvance the glorious principles of true Republicanism, or Government by the people, as the surest and most perma-nant basis of true liberty, your memorialist respectfully solicits your honorable body for the passage of an act authorizing her inhabitants to form a constitution and Btate Government preparatory to taking her place beside her elder sisters in the great Federal Union; and the early attention of Congress is earnestly aolhited to this important subject, for which your memorialist will ever pray. Approved Feb. 28, 1852. MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS FOU AN APPROPRIATION TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES OF THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF DESERET. To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled: The Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, beg leave to memorialize jour honorable body, that, Whereas, the Provisional government for the State of Deseret, (now Utah Territory,) was formed in the winter of 1849, and continued at considerable expense, up to the organization of the Territorial government, on the arrival of the officers appointed by Congress to this Territory; and, Whereas, no appropriation by Congress has been made to meet the expense of the provisional government previous to December 1850, and, Whereas, the necessity of such a provisional government at this early period of the settlement of this Great Basin, was manifest and indisputably urgent, both on account of the rapid settlement of these mountain valleys, and of the visitation of a numerous and promiscuous crowd of strangers passing to the gold mines, and returning by way of Salt Lake; and also on account of our exposure to Indian depredations in the very dawn of our earliest settlement, and of the great difficulty of rendering the soil of these valleys productive, owing to the fact, that the climate is exceedingly dry, and the insects very destructive, causing the first year's efforts at rendering it fruitful for the support of the infant colony prominently unavail
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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 716918
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716918