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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
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Description 220 Utah Historical Quarterly of his duty, he shall be liable before a court martial, for neglect of duty; and may be liable for all sums lost in consequence of his failure or neglect, and to be cashiered at the discretion of the court. Sec. 8. The quartermaster and commissary of the Legion, shall make out reports of all sums by them received and expended: as well as the amount contracted, as soon as practicable after each campaign or expedition; and return the same to the adjutant gen~ eral's office; as also a full and ample report of all the expenditures of that nature, on or before 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, Jan. 19, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, to incorporate Ogden City.* Passed, February 6, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that all that district of Weber county embraced in the following boundaries, to wit: Beginning at the base of the mountain due east of the present mill dam on Weber river, and running due west to the south end of said mill dam; thence continuing the same a due west course to a point due south of the confluence of the Weber and Ogden rivers; thence due north to the confluence of the said rivers to a point due west of the mouth of Ogden-hole Kanyon; thence east to the mouth of Ogden-hole Kanyon; then in a southerly direction, along the base of the mountain to the place of beginning; shall be known and designated under the name and style of Ogden City; providing the said City council shall have the jurisdiction over, and control of the water and timber adjacent upon said streams, from the mouth of the Ogden and Weber river Kanyons to the western boundary of said City. ***** Sec. 46. The inhabitants of Ogden City shall, from and after the next ensuing two years from the first Monday of April next, be exempt from working on any road or roads beyond the limits of said city; but all taxes devoted to road purposes shall, from and after said term of two years, be collected and expended by, and under the direction of the supervisor of streets, within the limits of said city. *For the deleted sections. 2-45. see the Great Salt Lake City charter.
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Source Original Journal: Utah Historical Quarterly The State of Deseret
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Date Modified 2005-12-05
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