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Turnpike from Nebraska to Sacramento_page 224

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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 Turnpike from Nebraska to Sacramento_page 224
Description 224 mg, the colony being obliged to sustain themselves considerably upon indigenous roots, and upon raw hides, and emaciated animals, and other precarious means, absolutely revolting to civilized man; and, Whereas, the settlement of these valleys by a numerous population of industrious, peaceable and patriotic citizens at a central position of the north American continent is believed to be, in an humble sphere, conducive to the strength prosperity and durability of the national confederacy; Therefore, your memorialists pray Congress to appropriate a sufficient sum to meet the expenses of the Provisional and Territorial government from 1849, to September 1851, amounting to the sum of twenty thousand, seven hundred and thirty-live dollars and thirty-%ve cents as seen by accompanying bills; and your memorialists, as in duty bound will ever pray. , Approved, March 3, 1852. MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS TO LOCATE A TURNPIKE ROAD FROM THE MOUTH OF THE NEBRASKA TO SACRAMENTO CITY AND TO APPROPRIATE $500,000 FOR ITS CONSTRUCTION. To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress Assembled: Your memorialists the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, respectfully pray your honorable body to pro-ride for locating, grading and macadamizing a national turnpike road from the mouth of Nebraska river, via South Pass, Great Salt Lake City, to Sacramento City, California; and for the permanent bridging of the streams of the same. Your memorialists, having been eyewitnesses of the sufferings encountered by the overland emigration to, and from the gold mines, as well as to Oregon and this Territory; and being fully satisfied that the subject is worthy of the immediate attention of the general government, as the great difficulty, and immense losses sustained by travelers and emigrants, render it highly important, that the streams should be bridged, and roads worked ovrer the mountains and marshes. Therefore your memorialists respectfully pray that some of the corps of Topographical engineers may be employed to locate said road on the best ground; and that an appropriation of five hundred thousand dollars may be made to defray the expenses of constructing said road. The favorable consideration of this important subject, by Congress, at an early
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Identifier 243_Turnpike from Nebraska to Sacramento_page 224.jpg
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 716919
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716919