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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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Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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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 43
Description 43 due south to a parallel line due east of the aforesaid Warm Spring; thence west on said line to the place of beginning,-including the survey of said plat,-shall be known and designated as the city of Manti; and the inhabitants thereof are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic, by the name aforesaid; and shall jhave perpetual succession, and may have and use a common seal, which they may change and alter at pleasure. Sec. 2. The inhabitants of said City by the name and style aforesaid, shall have power to sue and be sued, to plead and be im-pleaded, defend and be defended, in all courts of law and equity, and in all actions whatsoever, to purchase, receive, and hold property, real and personal, in said City; to purchase, receive, and hold real property beyond the City for burying grounds or public purposes, for the use of the inhabitants of said City; to sell, lease, convey, or dispose of property, real and personal, for the benefit of said City; to improve and protect such property; and do all other things in relation thereto as natural persons. Sec. 3. There shall be a City council, to consist of a mayor, four aldermen, and nine counsellors; who shall have the qualifications of electors of said City, and shall be chosen by the qualified voters thereof, and shall hold their offices for two years, and until their successors shall be elected and qualified. The City council shall judge of the qualifications, elections, and returns of their own members, and a majority of them shall form a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent members, under such penalties as may be prescribed by ordinance. Sec. 4. The mayor, aldermen, and counsellors, before entering upon the duties of their offices, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, that they will support the Constitution of the United States, and of this State; and that they will well and truly perform the duties of their offices, to the best of their skill and abilities. Sec. 5. On the first Monday of April next, and every two years thereafter, on said day, an election shall be held for the elec-
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-21
Date Modified 2005-11-21
ID 718204
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6gx4c98/718204