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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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Digitization Specifications Photocopies scanned with an Epson Expression 1640 XL flatbed scanner and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF's. Display JPEG's created in PhotoshopCS at 800 x 1125 ppi.
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 218 Utah Historical Quarterly Sec. 33. Be it further ordained, that if any person or persons shall, by deception, defraud another out of any money or species of property, they shall, on conviction thereof, be liable to restore four fold, and be fined or imprisoned at the discretion of the court. Sec. 34. Be it further ordained, that the foregoing ordinance be in force from and after its passage. 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, pertaining to North Cottonwood Kan-yon.- Passed, Jan. 15, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that Willard Richards have the exclusive right of working a road or roads into, or through the North Cottonwood Kanyon, and control the same. Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, that all contracts and acts pertaining to the price of lumber and rates of toll, as set forth in the petition, and granted unto Willard Richards in 1849, pertaining to North Cottonwood Kanyon is hereby repealed. 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, in relation to the Militia of the State of Deseret. Passed, Jan. 17, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that this State be divided into military districts, as follows; to wit:-The counties of Box-elder, Weber, Tooele, Utah, San Pete, and Iron, and all other counties that shall hereafter be organized into counties, shall each be a regimental district, and shall each be divided into company districts by the commandants of regiments; or in case there is no regiment, the commandants of battalions; and in case there is no battalion, then by the commandants of companies, in their respective districts, into company districts; and where there is no company, then the major general shall issue orders to some citizens, to organize said district.
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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
ID 719706
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zw1mpz/719706