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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 229 AN ORDINANCE, granting Block No. 102, in Great Salt Lake City, to the State of Deseret, for the purpose of erecting a State House upon it. Passed, Feb. 10, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that the Public Square, on Block No. 102, in Great Salt Lake City, called Union Square, is hereby set apart, granted, and appropriated to the State of Deseret, for the purpose of having a suitable State House and State Offices erected upon it, for the convenience of the Legislature, and the State officers. JEDEDIAH M. GRANT, Speaker of the House of Representatives. HEBER C. KIMBALL, Speaker of the Senate. Approved, Eeb. (sic) 12, 1851, BRIGHAM YOUNG, Gov. Thomas Bullock, Clerk. AN ORDINANCE, regulating the Manufacturing and Vending of Ardent Spirits. Passed, Feb. 10,1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that it shall not be lawful for any person or persons in this State, to establish any distillery or distilleries, for the manufacture of ardent spirits, except as hereafter provided for; and any person or persons, who shall violate this ordinance, on conviction thereof, shall forfeit all property thus invested to the State, and be liable to a fine at the discretion of the court having jurisdiction. Sec. 2. Be it further ordained, that when the governor shall deem it expedient to have ardent spirits manufactured within this State, he may grant a license to some person or persons, to make and vend the same, and impose such restrictions thereon as he may deem requisite. 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 reference to Vagrants. Passed, Feb-ruay 10, 1851. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, that any person residing within the limits of this State, who has no visible means of support, shall be deemed a vagrant.
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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 719717
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zw1mpz/719717