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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 Chapter 22_page_056
Description 56 LAWS OF UTAH. of this or any other Territory, or any State of the United States, or any indorsement or other writing, purporting to transfer the right or interest of any holder of such public security, he shall be punished by imprisonment not more than twenty years, nor less than five years. Seo. 64.-If any person make, alter, forge, or counterfeit any bank bill, promissory note, draft, or other evidence of debt issued or purporting to be issued by any corporation or company duly authorized for that purpose by any State or Territory of the United States, or any other government or country, with intent to injure or defraud, he shall be punished by imprisonment not more than ten years, or by fine notmore than one thousand dollars. Sec. 65.-If any person has in his possession any forged, counterfeited, or altered bank bill, promissory note, draft, or other evidence of debt issued or purporting to be issued, as is mentioned in the preceding section, with intent to defraud, knowing it to be so forged, counterfeited, or altered, he shall, be punished by imprisonment not more than five years, or by fine not exceeding five hundred dollars. Sec. 66.-If any person utter or pass or tender in payment, as true, any false, al^ tered, forged or counterfeit note, certificate, bond, warrant, or other instrument of public security, or any bank bill, promissory note, draft, or other evidence of debt, issued or purporting to be issued, by any corporation or company, duly authorized as heretofore mentioned, knowing the same to be false, altered, forged, or counterfeit, with intent to injure or defraud, he shall be punished by imprisonment not more than ten years, or fine not exceeding one thousand dollars. Sec. 67.-If any person engrave, make or mend, or begin to engrave, make or mend any plate, block, press, or other tool, instrument, or implement, or make or provide any paper or other materials adapted and designed for the forging or making any false and counterfeit note, certificate, bond, warrant, or other instrument of public security for money or other property of this or any other Territory or State of the United States, or any bank bill, promissory note, draft, or other evidence oi debts issued or purporting to be issued by any corporation or company, aud every person who has in his possession any such plate or block engraved in any part, or any press or other instrument or implement, paper, or other material adapted and designed as aforesaid, with intent to use the same, or to cause or permit the same to be used in forging, or making any such false and forged certificates, notes, bonds, warrants, public securities, or evidences of debts, shall be punished by imprisonment not more than five years, nor less than one year. Sec. 68.-If any person forge or counterfeit any gold or silver coin, current by law or usage within this Territory, and if any person have in his possession at the same time to the amount of twenty dollars or more of false money or coin counterfeited in the similitude of any gold or silver coin current as aforesaid, knowing the same to be false and counterfeit, and with intent to utter or pass the same us true, he shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding ten years, nor less than one year. Sec. 69.-Any person who has in his possession any amount less than twenty dollars of counterfeit coin or false money, mentioned in the precedingsection.know-ing the same to be false or counterfeit, and with intent to utter or pas3 the same as -true, and any person who utters or tenders in payment any false and counterfeit coin, knowing the same to be false and counterfeit, shall be punished by imprisonment not more than eight years, or fined not more than one thousand dollars. Sec. 70.-If any person fraudulently connect together different parts of several given bank bills, notes or other instruments in writing, so as to produce one instrument; or alter any note or instrument in writing in a matter that is material, with intent to defraud, the same shall be declared forgery in like manner as if such bill, or note or other instrument had been forged and counterfeited, and the offender shall be punished accordingly. Sec. 71.-If any fictitious or pretended signature of any officer or agent of any corporation be fraudulently affixed to any instrument of writing, purporting to be a note, draft, or other evidence of debt issued by such corporation, with intent to utter or pass the same as true, it is forgery, though no such person may ever have been an officer or agent of such corporation, nor such corporation have ever existed; every person guilty of this offence shall be punished by imprisonment not more than five years, or by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars. Sec. 72.-The total or partial erasure or obliteration of any record, process, certificate, deed, will, or any other instrument in writing mentioned in this division, with intent to defraud, shall be deemed a forgery, and the offender shall be punished by imprisonment not more than five years, or fined not exceeding one thousand dollars. Sec. 73.-If any person, having been convicted of either of the offences mentioned in sections from 64 to 70 in this division, be afterwards convicted of a like offence, or if any person at the same term of court be convicted of three such distinct offences, he shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding ten years, nor less than three years
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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 717017
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717017