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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/
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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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 Constitution_page 78
Description 78 CONSTITUTION ; OF THE STATE OF DESERET. PREAMBLE. Whereas, a large number of the citizens of the United States, before, and since the Treaty of Peace with the Republic of Mexico, emigrated to, and settled in that portion of the territory of the United States, lying west of the Rocky Mountains, and in the great interior Basin of Upper California; and, Whereas, by reason of said treaty, all civil organization, originating from the Republic of Mexico became abrogated; and, Whereas, the Congress of the United States has failed to provide a form of civil government for the territory so acquired, or any portion thereof; and, Whereas, civil government and laws are necessary for the security, peace and prosperity of society; and, Whereas, it is a fundamental principle in all republican governments, that all political power is inherent in the people; and governments instituted for their protection, security and benefit, should emanate from the same: Therefore, your Committee beg leave to recommend the adoption of the following CONSTITUTION, until the Congress of the United States shall otherwise provide for the Government of the Territory, hereinafter named and described, by admitting us into the Union. WE, THE PEOPLE, Grateful to the Supreme Being for the blessings hitherto enjoyed, and feeling our dependence on Him for a continuation of those blessings, DO ORDAIN AND ESTABLISH A free AND Independent Government, by the name of the STATE OF DESERET; including all the territory of the United States, within the following boundaries, to wit: Commencing at the 33°, north latitude where it crosses the 108°, longitude, west of Greenwich,
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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 718239
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6gx4c98/718239