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Title (1849-1851) The State of Deseret - Appendix: Constitution and Ordinances (1849-1851)
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1849-1851) Collected by Dale L. Morgan, these were published as an appendix to The State of Deseret, 8 Utah Hist. Q. 155-233 (1940), and later reprinted in THE STATE OF DESERET (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press with the Utah Historical Society, 1987). In 1849 a constitution was drafted for a provisional government organized under the name "State of Deseret." Its legislature met on several occasions from July 2, 1849 until March 28, 1851, when it was dissolved upon announcement of the federal act to establish a territorial government (the "Organic Act").
Publisher Utah State Historical Society
Contributors Morgan, Dale R.
Date 1947
Type Text
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Source Utah Historical Quarterly Volume 8 Numbers 23-24
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 15 cm x 2 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson; Jan Robertson
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Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 719739
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zw1mpz

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Description The State of Deseret 177 AN ORDINANCE FOR TAKING OUT THE RIVER JORDAN Passed by the General Assembly, Jan. 15, 1850. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that the sum of three thousand dollars shall be appropriated, out of the Public Treasury, for the construction of a dam across the River Jordan; and conveying all, or part of the water, out of its present channel, to the farming lands on the west side of the Jordan, for irrigating, and other purposes, during the year 1850. Sec. 2. Said funds shall be paid over by the Treasurer, to the Committee on Public Works; namely, George A. Smith and Ezra T. Benson, or their order. Sec. 3. Said Committee on Public Works shall give bonds, with approved securities, to the Secretary of State, before entering upon the duties herein specified. Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of said Committee, to keep a correct account of all monies paid out by them, and report the same to the Auditor of Public Accounts, on or before the first day of December next. Approved, Jan, 15, 1850. AN ORDINANCE, FOR TAKING OUT THE BIG COTTONWOOD, AND OTHER CREEKS, FOR IRRIGATING AND OTHER PURPOSES Passed by the General Assembly, Jan. 15, 1850. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that the sum of two thousand dollars shall be appropriated out of the Public Treasury, for the purpose of taking the water out of the channels of the Big Cotton-wood, Mill, Big and Little Kanyon Creeks, for the purpose of irrigating the farming lands, and the east part of the city, and for other purposes. Sec. 2. Said funds shall be paid by the Treasurer, to the order of John D. Lee, who is hereby appointed a Committee, to superintend the works. Sec. 3. Said John D. Lee, shall give bonds with approved security, to the Secretary of State, for the faithful performance of the duties of his office, and also the faithful appropriation of the money, paid to him. Sec. 4. Said John D. Lee shall keep a correct account of all monies received and paid out by him, and present a copy of the
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Source Original Journal: Utah Historical Quarterly The State of Deseret
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Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2005-12-05
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zw1mpz/719665