History of Utah: Comprising Preliminary Chapters on the Previous History of Her Founders Accounts of Early Spanish and American Explorations in the Rocky Mountain Region, the Advent of the Mormon Pioneers, the Establishment and Dissolution of the Provisional Government of the State of Deseret, and the Subsequent Creation and Development of the Territory, Volume 1

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G. Q. Cannon, 1892 - Mormon Church
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Contents

I
19
II
30
III
39
IV
59
V
68
VI
81
VII
102
VIII
111
XV
248
XVI
281
XVII
298
XVIII
325
XIX
342
XX
372
XXI
389
XXII
418

IX
131
X
142
XI
167
XII
197
XIII
210
XIV
233
XXIII
440
XXIV
484
XXV
545
XXVI
660
XXVII
683

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Page 443 - ... and each of the said district courts shall have and exercise the same jurisdiction in all cases arising under the constitution and laws of the United States...
Page 442 - That the judicial power of said Territory shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts, probate courts, and in justices of the peace. The supreme court shall consist of a chief justice and two associate justices, any two of whom shall constitute a quorum...
Page 286 - What do we want with this vast, worthless area? This region of savages and wild beasts, of deserts, of shifting sands and whirlwinds of dust, of cactus and prairie dogs?
Page 443 - That the governor, secretary, chief justice and associate justices, attorney, and marshal, shall be nominated, and by and with the advice and consent of the senate, appointed by the President of the United States. The governor and secretary, to be appointed as aforesaid, shall, before they act as such, respectively, take an oath or affirmation, before the district judge, or some justice of the peace in the limits...
Page 442 - The governor shall nominate, and, by and with the advice and consent of the legislative council, appoint all officers not herein otherwise provided for ; and in the first instance the governor alone may appoint all said officers, who shall hold their offices until the end of the first session of the legislative assembly...
Page 440 - Provided, That nothing in this act contained shall be construed to inhibit the government of the United States from dividing said territory into two or more territories, in such manner and at such times as congress shall deem convenient and proper, or from attaching any portion of said territory to any other state or territory of the United States...
Page 238 - But I have lived, and have not lived in vain ; My mind may lose its force, my blood its fire; And my frame perish even in conquering pain, But there is that within me which shall tire Torture and Time, and breathe when I expire...
Page 442 - Writs of error, bills of exception, and appeals, shall be allowed in all cases from the final decisions of said District Courts to the Supreme Court, under such regulations as may be prescribed by law ; but in no case removed to the Supreme Court shall trial by jury be allowed in said Court.
Page 442 - The jurisdiction of the several courts herein provided for, both appellate and original, and that of the probate courts and of justices of the peace, shall be- as limited by law: Provided, That justices of the peace shall not have jurisdiction of any matter in controversy when the title or boundaries of land may be in dispute, or where the debt or sum claimed shall exceed one hundred dollars: and the said supreme and district courts, respectively, shall possess chancery as well as common law jurisdiction.
Page 73 - We believe that through the atonement of Christ, all mankind may be saved, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel.

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