Appendix B_page 237

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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
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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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Title Appendix B_page 237
Description The State of Deseret 237 ing the streets; and in all cases, where it is necessary, to convey the water across the street or public roads, the Bishops shall build, or cause, to be built, a sufficient bridge over the ditch: and in case of neglect, a fine of twenty-five dollars shall be assessed upon said ward, for every instance of water running across the public roads, and not having a bridge over it. City Sexton. No. 113. October 20, 1849. On motion, Jesse W. Crosby was appointed Sexton for the City of the Great Salt Lake. Penalty for throwing filth in the Public Water Courses, 6c. in the City. No. 121. November 10, 1849. Sec. 1. Be it ordained, that from and after the passage of this Ordinance, any person killing beeves in this City, and suffering the filth from the dead carcasses to run in the public water courses, or washing entrails or other parts of dead cattle in the public water courses, shall, on conviction thereof, before any Bishop or Justice of the Peace, be fined in the sum of not less than five, nor more than fifty dollars for each offense. Sec. 2. Any person placing raw hides, or other filthy substance in any public water course of this City, shall, on conviction of the same, before the proper tribunal be fined in any sum, not exceeding fifty, nor less than five dollars for each offense. Sec. 3. That the Marshall and deputies, are hereby ordered to pay attention to the public water courses, and that they are hereby authorized to arrest, without process, and bring before any Bishop or Justice of the Peace, any persons, who shall violate the first or second sections of this Ordinance. Assistant Supervisors of Streets. No. 122. November 10, 1849. On motion, Resolved that an Assistant Supervisor be appointed in each ward of the City, to repair, and keep in repair the streets of the same; and the following persons were appointed Assistant Supervisors, for their respective wards, to wit:- 1st ward, Charles C. Burr, 9th Sam'l. A. Wooley, " , 2d " Thomas Moor, [Woolley] 3d " Erastus Bingham, 10th ward, John Dalton, 4th ;; JohnPreece, mh ~ john Lytie> 6th Levi bavage, sr. in- ,, y-» • i u j • i 7th " Vinson Shurtliffe, 12th Daniel Hendncks, , [Shurtliff] 13th C. V. Spencer, 8th " William Glover, 14th " John Van Cott,
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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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