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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
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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 221 Sec. 47. This ordinance is hereby declared to be a public ordinance, and shall 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, Feb. 6, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, to incorporate the City of Manti.* Passed, February 6, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that all that portion of the county of San Pete, which lies in the following boundaries, to wit: Beginning at the Wafm Spring (about two miles) south of the present city plat in said county; thence west to the west bank of San Pete creek; thence north and north-east along the west bank of said creek to a point due west of the mouth of Willow creek kanyon; thence east to the mouth of Willow creek kanyon; thence due south to a parallel line due east of the aforesaid Warm Spring; thence west on said line to the place of beginning-including the survey of said plat,-shall be known and designated as the city of Manti; and the inhabitants thereof are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic, by the name aforesaid; and shall have perpetual succession, and may have and use a common seal, which they may change and alter at pleasure. ***** Sec. 46. The inhabitants of the city of Manti 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. Sec. 47. This ordinance is hereby declared to be a public ordinance, and shall 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 Feb. 6, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. *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 Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2005-12-05
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