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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
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Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zw1mpz

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Description 196 Utah Historical Quarterly receive toll on said road, or Kanyon, after he shall have received the amount by toll which he may have expended in time, and means to open said Kanyon, and keeping said road in repair; and that the said Rawlins is required to make out an annual report of receipts and expenditures on said Kanyon, and report them to the Auditor of Public Accounts, on the first day of November in each year. JEDEDIAH M. GRANT, Speaker of the House of Representatives. HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Dec. 9, 1850, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, to control the waters of the Twin Springs, and Rock Spring, in Tooele Valley, and County; for mills' andi irrigating purposes. Passed, December 4, 1850. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that Ezra T. Benson is hereby granted the exclusive privilege of controling the waters in Tooele Valley, Tooele County, known as the Twin Springs; also the waters that issue from a Spring called the Rock Spring, in said Valley and County, for mills and irrigating purposes. JEDEDIAH M. GRANT, Speaker of the House of Representatives. HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Dec. 9, 1850, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, fox the encouragement of stage lines being established. Passed, Dec. 4, 1850. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that James A. Little, John M. Lytle, Horace S. Eldredge, George D. Grant, and Ferrymore [Feramorz] Little; have the entire control, and management of the stage route, from Ogden City and the settlements north, through Great Salt Lake City, Provo City, and Manti, to the County Seat of Iron County; and as soon as practicable, continuously, to intersect a stage route from Cahoon [Cajon] Pass, and San Diego in South California. Sec. 2. The aforesaid persons, under the name and style of James A. Little & Co., are hereby constituted a body corporate, to carry into execution the aforesaid enterprise, and with power to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, defend and be defended,
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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/719684