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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
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
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
ARK ark:/87278/s6w37x2b
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Northwest Ordinance_page_012
Description 12 LAWS OP UTAH. wit: The western skate in the said territory shall be bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio, and Wabash rivers; a direct line, drawn from the Wabash and Post Vincents, due north to the territorial line between the United States and Canada; and by the said territorial line to the Lake of the Woods and Mississippi. The middle state'shall be bounded by the said direct line,.the Wabash from Post Vincents to the Ohio, by the Ohio, by a direct line drawn due north from the mouth of the Great Miami to the •said territorial line, and by the said territorial line. The eastern state shall be bounded by the last mentioned direct line, the Ohio,, Pennsylvania and the said territorial liue:-Provided, however, and it is further linderstood and declared, That; the boundaries of these three states shall be subject so far to be altered, that if congress shall hereafter find it expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two states in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan. And whenever auy of the said states shall have sixty thousand free inhabitants therein, such state shall be admitted, by its delegates, into the congress of the United States, on an equal footing with the original states, in all respects whatever; and shall be at liberty to form a permanent constitution and state government: Provided, the constitution aud government so to be formed, shall be republican, and in conformity to the principles contained in these articles; and so far as it can be consistent with'the general interest of the confederacy, such admission shall be allowed at an earlier'period, and when there may be a less number of free inhabitants in the state than sixty thousand. article-vi: There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted: Provided, always, that any person escaping into the same, from whom labour or service is lawfully claimed iu any one of the original states, such fugitive may be lawfully reclaimed and conveyed to. the person claiming his or her labor or service, as aforesaid. . Be it ordained by the authority aforesaid, That the resolutions of the twenty-third of April, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four, relative to the subject "of this ordinance, be, aud the same are hereby repealed, and declared null and void. Done by the United States, in congress assembled, the thirteenth day of July, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, and of their sovereignty and independence the twelfth. Charles Thompson, Secretary. WILLIAM GRAYSON, Chairman.
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 716973
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/716973