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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 Laws not included in the compilation were deemed repealed, obsolete or not necessary to reprint.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
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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 Chapter 8-Palmyra_page 344
Description 344 • ; sued; to plead and be impleaded; defend and be defend-..'., ed, in all courts of law and equity and in all actions whatsover; to purchase, receive and hold property, real and personal, in said city; to purchase, receive, and hold real property beyond the city, for bury ing-grounds, or other public purposes, for 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 to do all other things â-  in relation thereto, as natural persons. Sec. 3. There shall be a city council, to consist of a City council, mayor, four aldermen, and nine councilors, 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 Term of offioe. 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 Majority form form a quorum to do business, but a smaller number a quorum. 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 councilors before entering on the duties of their offices, shall take Oath of office. anc^ subscribe an oath or afiirmation that they will support the Constitution of the United States, and the laws of this Territory, 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 Times of elec- every two years thereafter, on said day, an election shall be held for the electing of one mayor, four alder-First election, men,,and nine councilors; and at the first election under •..â- .; . .this ordinance, three.judg.es shall be chosen, viva voce, â- â- â- '••â- '"â- 'â-  by the electors present. The said judges shall choose two clerks; and the judges and clerks, before entering upon their duties, shall take and subscribe an oath or afiirmation, -such as is now required by law to be taken Judges and by judges and clerks of other,.elections; and at all sub- clerks of e.ec- J â- > ° . . . ' , . , turn? appointed sequent elections, the necessary number or judges and by citj council, clerks shall be appointed by the city council. At the â-  first election so held, the polls shall be opened at nine o'clock a.m., and closed at six o'clock p.m. At the .close of the polls, the votes shall be counted, and a >:',\' statement thereof proclaimed at the front door of the
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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 718608
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6c53mkv/718608