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Title 1855 Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1855
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1855) The Fourth Legislature, 1854, passed an act compile and revise the laws currently in force. Included were those of the current session. No 1854 session law was published. Laws not included in the compilation were deemed repealed, obsolete or not necessary to reprint. Included were marginal notes, index and table of contents
Publisher Published by Virtue of an Act Approved January 19, 1855, Great Salt Lake City, Utah
Date 1855
Type Text
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Source KFU30 1855 .A193
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 12 cm x 19 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
ARK ark:/87278/s6c53mkv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-22
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 718723
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6c53mkv

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Title Northwest Ordinance_page 16
Description r":,r - descendants .of d-dedeased childior Tgr'and-child, .to.take. a share i of their.deceased:.parent ini equal' partsjainongjthem; iand where*there<I shall, berto. children:' or descendants,: theri; unequal parts. <to the: inexti I of kin, in equal degree;' and> among .collaterals, the children; of iau; deceased brother or sister of the. intestate, shall have, in equal parts among them, their â- ideoeasedpareti^s.'shafe^'and there shall, in no;, case, be.a distinction.betweeusikinidi^d afhthe-whole and half blood; saving, in all casesyVfc6Hlie::widowibf/;thVintestate.her third part ofU the real estate for lifejv ari.dvonellthird^partiof.the personal :estate; and this law relatiyei ito. de'sdents. a-nd i dower (shall remain in full force until altered by the legislature of-:the: district;!!.And..until the.igo,v^i'.i ernorand.judges shall- adopt!laws,! as.hereinafter; mentioned^ estate's in the said territory may be devised or bequeathed by wills in!) writing, signed and' sealed by him or herein whom the estate may 'bej (;being<of full age,) and attested iby three witnesses.;:.and real 'estates may be conveyed by lease â-  and irelease/'Or bargain!'and saleT;•-â- '. signed,: sealed-and delivered!by,theipersbh/.bemg of full.age,-in ' whom the estate may be, and attested by two witnesses, provided1 'i such wills %t duly proved, such cobveyances rbe acknowledged," o't the,jexeeution;thereofâ- 'duly proved, and be recorded within one yearr after proper magistrates, courts and. registers shall be appointed for.'. that ptu-jpose,;: and I personal "property, may be transferred by; delivery; saving, however, to the French and Canadian inhabitants,.' androther settlersrof the iKaskaskias,'Saint-sVincents, and the neighboring villages, who have -heretofore professed themselves citizensv' of Virginia,:â- rflieiri laws:'and ^customs now. in force among them, relative to the descent and'conveyance of property. Be it ordained by the authority aforesaid, That there shall be -appointed, from time to time, tfy Congress, a governor, whose com-; mission shall continue in-farce for the term of-three years, unless -sooner revoked by Congress; he shall areside in the district, and [have a freehold estate taerein, in one thousand acres of land, while *m the, exercise .of his o^pe. ... ..... ,..... '. , ,.Xl ... ,.,, . ., There' shall be appointed from time io time, by Congress, a secretary whose commission shall continue in force for four years, unless sooner revoked; he shall reside in the district, and have a x>freehold estate therein, in five hundred acres of land while in tlie â- exercise of his office. ,Jt shall be his duty to keep and preserve the â- acts and laws .passed by the legislature, and the public records of the district, and the proceedings of the governor in his executive department; and transmit 'authentic copies of such acts and proceedings "e>7ery six months, to the secretary of â-  Congress. There shall also be appointed a court, to consist of three judges, any two of whom to form a coxtrt, who shall have a common law. Jurisdiction, and 'reside in the disWict, and have each therein a free-
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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, 1855
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-22
Date Modified 2005-11-22
ID 718277
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6c53mkv/718277