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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 212 Utah Historical Quarterly probate, and have appellate jurisdiction of all matters determinable by the respective judges of probate. Sec. 8. Any person aggrieved by any order, denial, sentence, or decree of a judge of probate, may appeal therefrom to the supreme court; provided that such appeal is claimed; and notice thereof is given at the probate office, within twenty days from the date of the proceedings appealed from. Sec. 9. After an appeal is claimed, and notice thereof given at the probate office, all further proceedings in pursuance of the order, sentence, or decree appealed from, shall cease until the determination of the supreme court of probate shall be had thereon; provided, that nothing herein contained, shall be so construed as to hinder the disposal, or otherwise securing of perishable property. Sec. 10. Said court shall hold a session at the county seat of their respective counties, on the first Monday of each month. Sec. 11. The chief justice of each county may be appointed probate judge, for their respective counties. JEDEDIAH M. GRANT, Speaker of the House of Representatives. HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Jan. 19, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, apportioning the representation of the State of Deseret. Passed, Jan. 17, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that Great Salt Lake County shall be entitled to elect nine senators, and twenty representatives, to the General Assembly of said State. Davis county, one senator and two representatives; . Weber county, two senators and four representatives; Utah county, two senators and four representatives; San-Pete county, one senator and two representatives; Iron County, one senator and two representatives; Tooele county, one senator and one representative. The foregoing apportionment shall continue until the census shall have been taken, when a new apportionment shall be made. Sec. 2. It is hereby made the duty of the county clerks in their respective counties, to include in the election notices, all the offices which are to be filled, and issue a writ of election to the sheriff of the county, four weeks next preceding all or any regular election. Sec. 3. The Sheriff shall post up, in at least eight public places in his county, copies of such notices, at least twenty days previous
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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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