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Title (1851) Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Subject Law
Description (1851) Laws of Deseret not conflicting with the Organic Act of the territory were reenacted by the first territorial legislature and ordered to be revised and classified. Willard Richards, Secretary of the State of Deseret, published the 1851 compilation, which was reprinted verbatim in 1919.
Publisher Shepherd Book Company
Date 1919
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1851a A198
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 13 cm x 19 cm
Website http://www.lib.utah.edu/digital/UtahHistoricalStatutes/
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-21
Date Modified 2012-05-03
ID 718262
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6gx4c98

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Title Ordinances_page 25
Description 25 HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Jan. 19, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. CRIMINAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF DESERET.-Passed, January 16, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that if any person or persons shall, with premeditated intent, unlawfully kill a human being, in this State, they shall be deemed guilty of murder, and on conviction of the same, before a court having jurisdiction thereof, shall suffer death. Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, that if any person or persons shall be accessory to murder before the fact, he or they shall, on conviction thereof, suffer as the principal. Sec. 3. Be it further ordained, that if any person or persons shall be accessory to murder after the fact, by aiding the accused in any manner to escape the ends of justice, they shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and shall be fined, or imprisoned, or both, at the discretion of the court. Sec. 4. Be it further ordained, that if any person "or persons shall unlawfully kill a human being, in this State without malice, either expressed or implied, during a sudden heat of passion, they shall be guilty of manslaughter, and on conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment, or fine, or both, at the discretion of the court. Sec. 5. Be it further ordained, that if any person or persons shall administer any drug, medicine, herb, root, acid, or any thing possessing poisonous qualities, with criminal intent, whereby any person or persons, shall be poisoned thereby, and death ensues; they hall be guilty of murder, and on conviction thereof, shall suffer death. %
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
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Date Created 2005-11-21
Date Modified 2005-11-21
ID 718186
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6gx4c98/718186