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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 Laws not included in the compilation were deemed repealed, obsolete or not necessary to reprint.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 19
Description president of congress, and, all lofh.e.r jQ'ffi&ers before the governor. As soon as a legislature shall be formed in the district, the council and house assembled, in one room, shall ,have authority,. (by joint - ballot,s;to elect a â- delegate to congress'; who:shkli'have> a seat in con- gre|s/,with a right of debating, bij'tnot of voting,' during this teni- â-  :;pprfafy government^' :' ; ^."'.•'•''fr *.'{. ; '•â- ' 'Vr ' '..' ' ' ,''' ,Tirj, â- - '**"" '*. And for extending the. fundamental principles of civiland religious' liberty, which form; the basis whereon these republics,' their laws, an/cl' constitutions are .erected: to fix1 and establish those ^principles as,'the basis of all laws, .constitutions and gftvernments, wiiich f.or'4 fr*&* ever hereafter shall' be formed in the said territory; to provide alspl $ for the establishment' of states, and permanent governments therein j- / and for their admission to share in the federalcouneils, an an e^tfal / footing with the original states, at as early periods as may be con^ f sistent with the general interest:, . I It is hereby ordained and declared, by the authority aforesaid,, I * That the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact between the original states, arid the people and states in the said ter^ V ritory, and forever remain.unalterable, unless by common1 consent^ i h k V ' No person demeaning himself in a peaceable and orderly mariner, shall ever be nioteste'd on account of his mode of Worship1, or religious sentiments, in the said territory. • . ! â- 'â- â- â- â- ':; j;/' ' â- â- 'â- â- â€¢' : ;â- "•-â-  'ARTICLE II. '= "^ 'â-  > "â-  â- "â-  :- â- "â- â- â€¢"; â- â-  The inhabitants of the said, territory shall' always be entitled ta the benefits of the writ of habeas corpus, and trial by jury; ' of a proportionate representation of the people in the legislature, arid-'of judicial proceedings according'to the course o-f the common Jaw., All persons shall be bailable, unless, for eapital offences,'where tfe4-proof shall be evident, or the .presumption great. Alt fines'slial]1' be moderate; and no cruel or unusual- punishments shall be 'â- 'inflict-, ed. No'man shall be deprived'of his liberty or property, jbiit by the judgment of his peers, or the .law of the land; and'should the public exigencies, make it necessary, for the common preservation, to take any person's property, or to demand his particular services, full compensation shall!be made for the'same. • And in'tlie just preservation of rights and property, itis undersfe-ood arid deel'ared; tMfc-no law ought, ever to â-  be made, or "have force in the said territoyv,. that shall in any manner Wk at ever interfere 'â-  with- or affect private ©ontraets or qngagements,. bona.fide, and without fraud previously formed*
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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 718280
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6c53mkv/718280