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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
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
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Description The State of Deseret 183 Sec. 8. The Treasurer, before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take an oath of office, and file a bond, with approved security, in the office of the Secretary of State, in the sum of one hundred thousand dollars; conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties, which sum may be increased at the discretion of the Executive of the State. Sec. 9. Should a vacancy occur in the Board of Regents, or any office in the Institution, during the recess of the General Assembly, the Executive of the State may fill such vacancy. Sec. 10. It shall be the duty of the officers of the University to prepare, and open books, and be ready to receive subscriptions, donations and appropriations, on or before the sixth day of April next; and shall legibly enter upon their books, all subscriptions, and donations to the University, with the names of the donors, time and place, and preserve the same. Sec. 11. The sum of five thousand dollars is hereby appropriated annually out of the State Treasury, for the use and benefit of said University. Sec. 12. The Board of Regents shall have a Seal, known as the Seal of the University; which may accompany all their official correspondence, and all other legal documents given under the hands of the Regency of the University. Sec. 13. It shall be the duty of the Chancellor and Board of Regents, as soon as the funds arising from donations or otherwise may justify, to establish a free school Institution for the benefit of orphans, and other indigent worthy persons. Sec. 14. The Secretary and Treasurer shall each present a full and explicit report in writing of the situation, funds, and doings of the University in their several departments, on the first of December in each year, to the Secretary of State. Approved, Feb. 28, 1850. AN ORDINANCE IN RELATION TO COUNTY RECORDER Passed by the General Assembly, March 2, 1850. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that a County Recorder shall be elected at the usual place of holding Elections in each organized County of this State, whose term of office shall be four years, and until his successor is qualified. Sec. 2. The recorders in their respective Counties shall take an oath of office, and give bond and security to be approved by the County Court, and filed in the County Clerk's office.
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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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