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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.
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Date Created 2005-12-05
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Description 226 Utah Historical Quarterly Sec. 3. Be it further ordained, that if the owner of any part of said herd, shall be under the necessity of searching for his beast or beasts, by the neglect of said herdsman, the herdsman shall pay said owner a reasonable compensaion for his time so spent. Passed Feb. 4, 1851. 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, for the Establishment and Regulation of Estray Pounds. Passed, February 7, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that the road commissioner of each organized county of this State, is hereby authorized to locate an estray pound at or near the centre of each precinct in his county, which shall be erected and kept in repair at the expense of the county, for the purpose of securing all unruly or stray animals from damaging grain, grass or other agricultural productions in such county. Sec. 2. The people of each precinct may, at the time of their election, elect a suitable person to be the keeper of such pound, whose duty shall be to receive, brand, and take care of all stray or unruly animals driven to him, and keep a description, together with the several certificates of appraisal and bills of damage and costs upon each animal, and shall be considered the owner thereof until the rightful owner shall appear, prove property, pay all damages and costs, and take them away; and if no such owner shall appear and prove property within six months, then the avails of such animal or animals shall be paid into the Perpetual Emigrating Fund for the Poor. Sec. 3. Any horse, mule, ox, cow, or other animal or animals found in mischief within the lawful enclosure of any person or persons, the owner of which is not known and cannot be ascertained by reference to the record of brands or other diligent search, shall be considered a stray animal. Sec. 4. In case any such animal is taken up which has so done damage, the person or persons so damaged may have their damages appraised by two or more judicious men, citizens, who shall sign their names to their appraisal, which certificate of damage or costs shall be delivered over with animal or animals into the hands of the estray pound keeper. Sec. 5. Any horse, mule, ox, cow, or other animal or animals, which shall throw down or break over any fence into any en-
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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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