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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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Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Description The State of Deseret 185 Sec. 6. All surveys made in any County shall, upon the completion thereof be returned to the County Surveyor, who shall file a copy thereof, together with a copy of all surveys made by himself, in the County Recorder's office, in the County wherein the same is made; and transmit another copy of the same, together with the surveys made by himself, to the Suiveyor General's office at the Seat of Government. Sec. 7. It shall be the duty of the Surveyor General, and all County Surveyors, to supervise all surveys made in their respective jurisdictions, that the same may be accurate, and no report shall be filed for record, until the same shall be certified to, by the Surveyor General, or County Surveyor, as being correct. Sec. 8. All surveys made in this State, shall be made to correspond with the original survey of Great Salt Lake City, and in all new surveys, certificates approved by authorized surveyors shall be considered title of possession, to the holding of the same for the amount of land therein described. Sec. 9. It shall be the duty of all surveyors within the State, to make return of all such reports within ten days, to the Recorder of the County wherein the survey is made, and transmit another copy of the same to the Surveyor General's office, within twenty days after the same shall be completed. Apprvoed, March 2, 1850. AN ORDINANCE, AUTHORIZING THE ERECTION OF A BUILDING FOR THE SAFE KEEPING OF PUBLIC PROPERTY, PURCHASING ARMS, AMMUNITION, SUPPLIES, &c. Passed by the General Assembly, March 2, 1850. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that the Quartermaster of the State of Deseret is hereby authorized to erect a suitable building for the safe keeping and preservation of Ordnance, camp equipage, ammunition, small arms, supplies, &c. Sec. 2. The Quartermaster is also authorized to purchase all arms and munitions of war necessary, and it is hereby made his duty to cause the Ordnance to be repaired, and put in complete order without delay. Sec. 3. Any person having furnished supplies for the Utah expedition against the Indians, and the amount of the same not having been ascertained or allowed, or any expense incurred by reason of this Ordinance, or the Ordinance regulating the Militia, passed February 27 ult., the same may be audited by the Auditor
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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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