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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
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
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Title Chapter 119_page_176
Description 176 LAWS OF UTAH. dam shall be constructed across said river of a sufficient height to cause slack water navigation to Utah Lake, and proceed, as near the base of the mountains on the west of Great Salt Lake Valley as practicable, to Great Salt Lake; and shall be of sufficient depth and width for the transportation of boats drawing two and a half feet of water, and twelve feet width of hull. There shall also be good and sufficient guard locks, and locks for leveling, and waste gates; as also large reservoirs, with good and sufficient embankments to contain water for irrigating purposes, at all convenient points. Sec. 4.-The Commissioners shall survey the lands which may be benefited by the construction of said canal, upon each side thereof; likewise take into consideration tho benefit arising to present holders of land claims, and apportion the land claims according to the estimated expense and cost of said canal, reserving at each terminus, and at such other convenient points along said canal, to be located by the Governor or his authorized agent, to the amount of four sections of land, to be held in reserve for future use and disposal. Sec. 5.-The Commissioners shall then proceed and assign unto the subscribers, respectively, the possession of land claims, the right of water to irrigate, equal to the precise amount which they have paid and no more, accommodating locations already made as far as practicable; and the residue shall be held in reserve for further subscription; and it is distinctly understood that the right of water for navigation and machinery is held in reserve for future use or disposal. Sec. 6.-The aforesaid Commissioners shall make a full and complete report of their doings herein to the Governor, on or before the first day of October in each year, and oftener if required; and they shall also notify him, when they have prepared the apportionment, that he make the reserve of land claims and possessions above mentioned. Sec. 7.-The expense incurred by surveying the land shall be taxed upon the land claims, and be paid out of the subscriptions, and the expense incurred by locating and surveying the proposed canal shall be defrayed by the subscriptions of the Commissioners herein above appointed; and in case that.the Commissioners herein appointed do not accept of their appointments, or in case of a vacancy, the Governor is hereby authorized to appoint others in their stead. Approved Jan. 19, 1854. CHAPTER CXIX. An ACT to incorporate the Jordan Irrigation Company. Sec. 1.-Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly'of the Territory of Utah: That Brigham Young, sen., Daniel H. Wells, George A. Smith, Alonzo H. Raleigh, Thomas Box, George B. Wallace, Enoch Reese, Jesse W. Fox and Wilford Woodruff, with their associates and successors, be and the same are hereby made and constituted a body corporate, for the purposes hereinafter specified, under the name and title of the Jordan Irrigation Company; and by that name and title they and their successors shall have succession, from and after the passage of this act, during the pleasure of the Legislature, with power to contract and be contracted with, to sue and be sued in all actions at law and equity in any Court having competent jurisdiction, to purchase and hold personal property and real estate, to sell and transfer the same, and to do and perform any and all other acts in their corporate name that any individual can or has a lawful right to do; to make and use a common seal, and to alter the same at pleasure; and to do all other acts necessary for tbe proper exercise of the powers conferred and the regulation of the privileges granted in this act. Sec. 2.-The aforesaid Company shall have the right and privilege, and the same are hereby conferred, to erect and construct a dam or dams across the Jordan river and take out the waters on both sides thereof at a point about half a mile above the bridge across said river, o'n North Temple Street, in Great Salt Lake City, and conduct the same in a suitable canal or canals on the most practicable routes, in said City and Great Salt Lake County, as far as it may be necessary or expedient to water
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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 717138
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717138