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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
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Title Chapter 136_page_189
Description LAWS OF UTAH. 189 the payment of the assessment heretofore named, to the general improvement of the public road now used by said Company within the Territory of Utah, and especially that portion lying between Black Rock and Canon stations. Sec. S.-The said Overland Mail Company shall give bonds to the people of the Territory of Utah, in the penal sum of five thousand dollars, conditioned for their faithful compliance with the provisions of this charter, and to secure all persons for any damage that may accrue through their neglect, which bonds shall be accepted by and filed with the Probate Court of Tooele County. Sec. 4.-The Legislature reserve the right to repeal, alter or amend all the privileges granted in this charter. . Approved January 20, 1865. • CHAPTEK CXXXVI. An ACT to incorporate the Uintah Road Company. Sec. 1.-Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: That William H. Hooper, Ben. Holladay and W. L. Halsey and their associates assigns are hereby constituted and declared a body politic and corporate, with succession for the term of fifteen years, to be known by the name and style of the "Uinta Boad Company," by which name they may sue and be sued, plead and be im-pleaded, contract and be contracted with; and may have and use a common seal; and shall have power to hold and acquire real estate whereon to erect toll gates, houses, stations and bridges, and to dispose of and convey the same when no longer required for said purposes; and to make such rules and regulations for the management of its affairs and the number and appointment of its officers and workmen, as may be deemed necessary; and the said Company are hereby invested with all the powers and privileges which may be necessary to carry into effect the purpose and object of this act. Sec. 2.-The said Company are authorized and empowered to construct a wagon road from Utah Lake eastward through Uinta Valley to the eastern boundary of this Terrritory, there to connect with the road running westward from Denver through Colorado Territory; and also the exclusive right to erect bridges over the streams traversed by said road and oae mile above and below the crossing of said road; to erect toll gates on said road, not to exceed one to every twenty miles of road; and to erect toll gates on each of said bridges wherever the streams over which said bridges are erected exceed one hundred feet in width; and to demand and collect at each of said gates upon said road, for each wagon or vehicle passing over said road drawn by one pair of horses, mules or cattle, twenty-five cents; and for each additional pair, ten (10)' cents: for each riding horse or mule, five (5) cents; for horses, mules, cattle or other animals driven loose, five (5) cents per head; and to demand and to collect the following rates of toll at each said bridges, to wit: For a wagon drawn by two animals, one dollar, For each additional animal, twenty-five cents, For vehicles drawn by one animal, fifty cents, For each horse or mule and rider, ten cents: • Provided, if the said Company shall establish and maintain a feriy over Green River at the crossing of said road, they may charge for ferriage the same rates of toll as are allowed for passing over one of the Company's bridges: And further provided, that five per cent, of all tolls collected on the said road and bridges, within this Territory, shall be paid annually to the Territorial Treasurer for the use and benefit of common S3hools. Sec. 3.-Any person passing over said road, who shall refuse to pay the toll herein required, shall forfeit and pay to said Company, for each and every such offence, the sum of twenty-five dollars, to be recovered by action of debt by said Corporation. Sec. 4.-Upon complaint being made to any Justice of the Peace in any county through which Said road is located, that any portion of said road or any of said bridges are not in reasonably good condition for wagons or vehicles to pass, the said Justice may summon the gate keeper nearest to the defective bridge or portion of the road to appear before him on a. certain day, not more than five (5) from the day of complaint
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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 717151
Reference URL