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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.
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Date Created 2005-12-05
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Description 208 Utah Historical Quarterly who is hereby authorized to control 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 Kanyon 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 counties 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 county courts. Passed, January 6, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that the county court shall hold, in their respective! counties, a semi-annual session, commencing the first Monday of March next. Sec. 2. The county court shall, at their March term or session, appoint the judges of election, and jurors for the then current and ensuing year, to hold over until their successors are appointed and qualified. The grand inquest for the county, for the next two ensuing regular sessions, and the pettit jurors the next ensuing session; and the county court shall, at their October term, select the pettit jurors for the next ensuing March session. Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the county court, at their March term, to take into consideration the situation of the affairs of the county; to settle with the commissioner, and the assessor and collector; assess the tax for the year ensuing, and generally to do and
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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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