Appendix B_page 239

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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
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Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Title Appendix B_page 239
Description The State of Deseret 239 vided, the Brand applied for has not previously been recorded to some other person, and to furnish to any person desiring it a certificate of his or her Brand, recorded by him, free of charge. Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the Recorder to keep exposed in his office, or at some public place near the Temple Block, a faithful copy of all Marks or Brands, recorded by him, and the names of the owners of said Brands. Sec. 5. The Recorder's fees, for recording any Mark or Brand on his record, shall not exceed fifty cents, for each Mark or Brand recorded. Sec. 6. That William Clayton be appointed the Recorder of Brands, according to the provisions of this Ordinance. Sec. 7. It shall be the duty of the Recorder, to furnish a printed copy free of charge, of all Marks, Brands, and record of Brands, to every individual applying for the same, and having a certificate of record, as speedily as possible after the entry of one hundred Brands, also to repeat the same on the completion of the entry of every succeeding hundred. Sec. 8. Any person finding cattle or any animals intended in this Ordinance having Recorded Brands in any enclosure, or any place where they may be doing damage, shall immediately secure and take good care of the same, and search diligently, and restore the animal or animals to the owners, who shall be liable for all reasonable cost, and damages: and if the owner cannot be found after diligent search, said animals may be driven to the Stray Pound. Sec. 9. It shall be the duty of every person selling or disposing of any animal having a Recorded Brand, to reverse the same on said animal; but if any person shall alter or deface, any Recorded Brand, on any animal; or place, or cause to be placed his own, or other brand on any animal not belonging to said individual; he or they shall be subject to any or all the penalties of this Ordinance, together with further punishments, applicable to felonious offenses, at the discretion of the Court, having jurisdiction. Sec. 10. Be it further ordained, that whenever horses, mules, cattle, cows, or other stock having Recorded Brands, are put in the Stray Pound, it shall be the duty of the overseers of the Stray Pound to use due diligence to ascertain the names of the owners of said stock, both by reference to the Record of Brands and otherwise; and to notify the owners of the same if known; or publish the same with the marks or brands in four public places of the city, within three days from the time, said stock are put in the Pound. Sec. 11. Any officer or individual, violating any provision of this Ordinance, shall be liable to a penalty of not less than one dollar, nor more than one thousand, at the discretion of the Court, having jurisdiction thereof.
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Source Original Journal: Utah Historical Quarterly The State of Deseret
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2005-12-05
ID 719727
Reference URL