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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
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 The State of Deseret 225 otherwise disposing of church property; without the consent or approval of the trustee-in-trust of said church. JEDEDIAH M. GRANT, Speaker of the House of Representatives. HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Feb. 8, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, authorizing the Judges of the several Counties of this State, to grant Mill, and other Water Privileges, and to control the Timber in their respective Counties.- Passed, Feb. 4, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that the judges of the several counties in this State, are hereby authorized to grant mill, and other water power privileges, or any watercourse, or creek, and to control the timber within their respective counties; inasmuch as the said privileges do not interfere with the rights of the community, for common uses, or irrigation, or any privileges heretofore granted by this legislative body. JEDEDIAH M. GRANT, Speaker of the House of Representatives. HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Feb. 12, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, in relation to Herding. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that all herdsmen shall be held responsible for all beasts taken into their charge for herding; they shall be able to give an accurate account of said beasts when called for by the owner, or his agent, and shall give bonds to the amount of twice the value of stock taken for herding, for the faithful performance of their duties before entering upon that important trust. Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, that if any such beast be destroyed by lightning, or in any other way, which the herdsman could not prevent; then upon satisfying the owner, or any court having jurisdiction of the same, said herdsman shall be released from the aforesaid obligation.
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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 719713
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zw1mpz/719713