Appendix B_page 236

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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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Setname uu_law_uschs
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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Title Appendix B_page 236
Description 236 Utah Historical Quarterly ORDINANCES, PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF GREAT SALT LAKE CITY, AND ORDERED TO BE PRINTED Penalty for riding horses without leave, driving cattle off the feeding range, &c. No. 36. Feb. 24,1849. Sec. 1. That any person or persons, who is or are found riding horses or mules in this valley, which does not belong to him, her or them; not having permission from the owner, shall, on being convicted before the proper authority, be fined in the sum of not less than twenty-five dollars, for each offense. Sec. 2. That any person or persons, found driving horses or mules from their feeding range, which does not belong to him, her, or them, and running them off their range, without permission from the owners, either to bring them to the Forts or elsewhere; shall, on being convicted before the proper authority, be fined in the sum of not less than twenty-five dollars for each offense. Sec. 3. That any person, or persons, who is found driving oxen, cows, or young cattle from the feeding range, which does not belong to him, her, or them, without permission from the owners, either to the Forts or elsewhere, shall, on being convicted before the proper authority, be fined in the sum of not less than five dollars, for each ox, cow, or young creature, so drove from the range. Sec. 4. That any person, or persons, on being convicted of breaking any of the above laws, by riding or driving horses, mules, oxen, cows, or young cattle as above stated, shall, in addition to the aforesaid fines, pay to the owners all damages: the amount of damages being assessed by competent authority. Sec. 5. That in case of any person, or persons, being convicted on any of the aforesaid offenses, the fine shall be collected forthwith; one half of which shall be given to the informant, and the other half be paid into the Public Treasury. Stud Horses, or Jacks, not to run at large. No. 66. March 17, 1849. That from and after this date, no Stud-Horse, or Jack over eighteen months old, shall be allowed to run at large in this valley, or in the regions round about, under the penalty of such Horse or Horses, Jack or Jacks being forfeited for the public use. Water not to run across the street, without a bridge, &c. No. 77. April 28. 1849. That each Bishop in the City, be required to run furrows, and cut ditches around their wards, to keep the water from flood-
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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 719724
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zw1mpz/719724