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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 207 AN ORDINANCE, in relation to the timber in the mountains, west of Jordan. Passed, Dec. 3, 1850. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that the exclusive control of the timber in the Kanyons on the east side of the range of mountains west of Jordan, in Great Salt Lake County, is hereby granted to George A. Smith, who is hereby authorized to control the timber in said Kanyons, to work roads into them; and to direct when, where, and by whom, timber may be taken out therefrom. Sec. 2. Be it ordained, that any person getting timber from said Kanyons, shall be required to keep the roads clear, and to pay in labor, or otherwise, for the use of the private roads leading to the timber; and any person wasting, burning, or otherwise destroying the timber, shall be subject to all damages, and to a fine, not exceeding one hundred dollars, at the discretion of the court having jurisdiction. Sec. 3. No person shall be allowed to cut timber in any place in these Kanyons, without permission from the proprietor, who is hereby authorized to give directions accordingly. Sec. 4. Any person cutting timber or wood in the above Kanyons, and leaving it on the ground an unreasonable time, the proprietor of said Kanyons shall have the privilege to remove said wood and timber, and dispose of it; and the avails paid into the public treasury. Sec. 5. Nothing in the above ordinance shall be so construed as to prevent, or hinder the citizens of said county from getting timber, wood, or poles, in any of said Kanyons, for their own use, by observing the above regulations. JEDEDIAH M, GRANT, Speaker of the House of Representatives. HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Jan. 9,1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, in relation to the timber in the Kanyons and Mountains leading into Tooele Valley, and the Kanyons between Salt Lake Valley and Tooele. Passed, Dec. 3, 1850. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that the exclusive control of the timber in the Kanyons and mountains leading into Tooele valley, and the Kanyons between Salt Lake valley and Tooele, is hereby granted to Ezra T. Benson,
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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/719695