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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 Index_page 243
Description Index 243 Commissary, militia, 220 Committees civil laws, 105, 233 claims, 73, 105, 233 counties, 105, 233 criminal code, 105, 233 elections, 105, 233 of General Assembly, 105, 233 judicial, 73, 105, 233 legislative, 72, 73, 75 military affairs, 97n, 105, 105n ordinances, 105, 233 patent rights, 104 petitions, 101, 105, 233 public works, 98, 98n, 105n, 113 on roads, 98n, 105 ways and means, 105, 233 Common law, 72, 73, 93, 110 Complainer, public, 70 Compromise Bill, 122-125 Confiscation of property, 74 Congress, 85, 92, 93 actions of provisional government, 67n memorials to, 79-82, 89, 90, 114n, 118, 133, 133n, 146, 152 recognition of Deseret refused, 122 view of Mexican Cession, 120 viewed as corrupt, 115 Conservation, timber, 73, 76, 77, 207, 208, 235 Constable, 164, 173, 181, 211 Constitution of California, 95 Deseret and Utah, 85. 86, 118, 133-155, 156-163 Mormon view of, 79n, 134, 136 principles of, Brigham Young's view, 93 of proposed consolidated state, 92, 93 Constitutional conventions California, 95 Deseret and Utah, 84-86, 86n, 114n, 133, 135, 136, 149-155 New Mexico, 67n Contested elections, 166 Contract, right of, 163 Coroner, 173 Corporation, see Incorporation Cottonwood, bridges, 78 Council See also High Council actions of, 84, 85, 97n, 103, 110 defined, 78, 79n Council Bluffs, 114n, 121 Council House, 104, 113 Councilors of Great Salt Lake City, 107n Counterfeiting, 216 Counties, see under county names County clerk, 164-166, 171, 172, 179, 209, 212 court, 98, 109, 163-166, 171, 172, 179, 208-210, 212, 225 location and organization, 99, 105n, 180, 181 recorder, 183, 184 surveyor, 184, 185 unorganized, 181 Courts See also Judiciary bishops, 72, 72n common law, 72 county, 98, 109, 163-166, 171, 172, 179, 208-210, 212, 225 jurisdiction of, 97, 108, 169, 170, 172, 212 justice of the peace, 164, 173, 174, 181, 205 municipal, 205 probate, 192,211,212 supreme, 86, 87, 97, 160, 169, 170, 211, 212 Cowdery, Oliver, 91 Cox, William J., 137n, 141n Coyotes, bounty on, 98, 98n Cragun, James, 101 Crime, 74, 76, 108, 109 Criminal code, 90, 108, 213-218, 233 Crisman, Charles, 78, 78n Crosby, Jesse W., 76, 237 Crosby, William, 97, 98n, 103 Cummings, James W., 137n Currency, 77, 77n D Daily Union Vedette, 142, 143, 145n Dallas. Mr., 114 Dalton, John, 237 Dam, Jordan River, 98, 98n Davis County, 104, 104n, 106, 190, 212, 218, 219 Davis, Daniel C, 88, 104n Dawson, John W., 135 Day. Henry R., 131 Deaths and births, registry of, 108, 224 Defense, common, 163 Delegates, 79, 89, 90, 114, 133. 152 Democratic church influences, 70, 71 Democrats,' 90, 114. 117 Deposition, court, 173 Deputy marshal, 77n, 78 postmaster, 70 Deseret, State of (Frontispiece) boundaries, 83, 86, 156, 157 dissolution, 111-113
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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 719730
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zw1mpz/719730