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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 Laws not included in the compilation were deemed repealed, obsolete or not necessary to reprint.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
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-22
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Title Northwest Ordinance_page 20
Description \J ARTICLE 'â- â- 'â- ri -f'-'fi''- .â- Â«â- .'':•.•.'" I.:j;x - .'ii'i, U,Bil y ",mjrro1 ><'io M?i .'ft^Uhiirfe&si okstdil him â-  Religion,-morality,, and knowledge being,necessary,torgQftd ,gQY-| ernment arid the happiness' oringamnd,, schools andVthe imeahs^pf education shall' forever be'eucouragedv'"' The'utmost gpod faith shall!, always be, observed towards, the, Indians;, their lands arid property^ shall never be taken from them'"without their"consent, and in.their property, rights, and;liberty,.' they never' shall be. invade^.',, or disturbed, unless in just and lawful'V?ir^, authorized;by cong'ress; ;but laws, founded in. j'uVtice and humanity, shall, from tirrie.lo^jrije, b.e made, for^'preventing'wrpngs^ done to them,' and fpj;.preserving peace and friendship with"them. ' V'' .+,,, •' 'â- ',.. V: ,J.:-V.?»'..,â- 'â- â€ž. . article;!^11 rt.[rt?2 r^teisaid.iterritory.-and the states which may beT.fpVmed; therein, sTjall.lQr.evei-iremainJa part of this confederacy•â- o'f'the-'Tainted States. of America, subject to the articles of confederation, and to such-al'-. terations therein as shall be .constitutionally made; and to all the acts and ordinances of the United States in congress assembled, conformable thereto. : The inhabitants and settlers,in the said territory shall be subject to pay a part of the federal .debts, contracted*' or to be contracted, and a proportional part of the expenses; of .govern-, ment, to be apportioned on them by congress, according to the same common rule and measure by which apportionments thereof shall be made on the other states; and the taxes for paying their proportion shall be laid [and levied by the authority i and direction 'of the legislatures of the district or districts, or new states; as in the original states, within the time agreed upon by the United States in congress assembled. The legislatures of those districts or new^states, shall never.interfere with the primary disposal of the soil -by the United States in congress assembled, nor with,any regulations congress may findrnecessary for securing the title da isnch soil to,;the bonafide purchasers.. .-No1 tax shall be.imposed ori lands, the^prop-erty of the UJnited States; and in. no-case, shall non-resident proprietors be taxed higher than residents. The navigable waters leading, into the Mississippi and St...Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shaill be common highways, and forever free^as Well to the inhabitants of: thes said territory, as^toithe citizens :rof: the United States, and those,of .any other states that may be' admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.- hnii
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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 718281
Reference URL