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Guard locks and waste gates.

Commissioners to apportion land claims.

Four sections of land to be reserved.

Further duties of Commissioners.

and shall be of sufficient depth and width for the transportation of boats drawing two and a half feet of water, and twelve feet width of hull. There shall also be good and sufficient guard locks, and locks for level. ing and waste gates; as also large reservoirs with good and sufficient embankments to contain water for irrigating purposes, at all convenient points.

Sec. 4. The commissioners shall survey the lands, which

may be benefitted by the construction of said canal upon

each side thereof; likewise take into consideration the benefit arising to present holders of land claims, and apportion the land claims according to the estimated expense and cost of said canal, reserving at each terminus, and at such other convenient points along said canal, to be located by the Governor or his authorized agent, to he amount of four sections of land, to be held in reserve for future use or disposal.

Sec. 5. The commissioners shall then proceed and assign unto the subscribers respectively, the possession of land claims, and right of water to irrigate, equal to the precise amount which they have paid, and no more; accommodating locations already made as far as practicable; and the residue shall be held in reserve

for further subscription; and it is distinctly understood Right of water

that the right of water for navigation, and machinery, for navigation, &c., reserved. is held in reserve for future use or disposal.

Sec. 6. The aforesaid commissioners shall make a Commisisoners to report to the full and complete report of their doings herein, to the

Governor, on or before the 1st day of October in each year, and oftener if required; and they shall also notify him when they have prepared the apportionment, that he make the reserve of land claims and possessions above mentioned.

Sec. 7. The expense incurred by surveying the of surveying, land, shall be taxed upon the land claims, and be paid

out of the subscriptions; and the expense incurred by locating and surveying the proposed canal, shall be defrayed by the subscriptions of the commissioners herein above appointed; and in case that the commissioners herein appointed do not accept of their ap

pointments, or in case of a vacancy, the Governor vacancies. is hereby authorized to appoint others in their stead.

Approved, Jan. 19th, 1854.

Governor.

Expenses

how paid.

Governor authorized to fill

RESOLUTION

Concerning Typographical errors in the Laws of Utah.

Be it resolved by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That a list of typo- List of typographical errors in the Laws printed in 1853, be rors to be printed and bound with the Laws to be printed in 1854;

printed. and if necessary, a like list for the Laws of this session.

Approved, Jan. 20th, 1854.

AN ACT

deceased per

Providing for the management of certain property.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That the Pro

Probate judge bate Judge in each county is empowered and required to take property to take possession of all property left by any deceased belonging to or abscondent person, when there is no legal claimant sons. known, or sufficiently near to see to it in season; and shall forthwith appraise and make two lists of said property, and keep one on file, and furnish one to the Treasurer of the Perpetual Emigrating Fund.

Sec. 2. It is hereby made the duty of every per. Responsibility son having such property in his possession, or know- of individuals. ing it be in the possession of any other person, to report the property forthwith, and the name of the person in possession thereof, to the Probate Judge of the county where said possessor is at the time; and said Judge shall take possession of such property as soon as practicable, and proceed therewith as required above. Sec. 3. At the earliest practicable date, the Probate

Property to be Judge shall place said property, or the avails thereof, put into Perin the possession of said Fund, the value thereof to ing Fund. remain there until proven away by a legal claimant, when said Judge shall give an order therefor on the Treasurer of the Fund.

Sec. 4. A failure to comply with the requisitions Penalty for nonof this act, may be punished by costs, damages, and compliance. fine, adjudged by any court having jurisdiction.

Approved, Jan. 20th, 1854.

AN ACT

Sessions of county courts.

Prescribing the times for holding county courts.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That sessions of the County Courts shall be held quarterly, on the first Monday in March, June, September, and December in each year, and oftener if they deem it necessary.

Sec. 2. The 42nd section of “An act in relation to the Judiciary, approved, Feb. 4th, 1852,” is hereby repealed.

Approved, Jan. 20th, 1854.

Repeal.

GENERAL APPROPRIATION BILL.

Per diem of legislature.

Guards for members 1853-4

Guards for members 1852-3.

Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That there be paid out of the sum appropriated by Congress for defraying the expenses of the Legislative Assembly of this Territory, for the year ending June the thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, the following amounts, viz:

For compensation and mileage of the members of the Legislature, five thousand three hundred and twenty-eight dollars.

For guards for members of the Legislature, through the Indian country, in going to and from this session, two thousand seven hundred and twelve dollars.

For guards for the members of the Legislature, through the Indian country, in going to and from the session of 1852-3, one thousand seven hundred and twenty-eight dollars.

To the President of the Council, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To James Ferguson, Secretary of the Council, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To William Clayton, Assistant Secretary of the Council, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Reynolds Cahoon, Sergeant-at-Arms of the Council, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Joseph Busby, Foreman to the Council, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

President of
Council.

J. Ferguson.

Wm. Clayton.

R. Cahoon.

Jos. Busby.

House.

T. Bullock.

rence,

To Stephen Taylor, Messenger to the Council, forty S. Taylor. days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To George D. Watt, Reporter to the Council, forty G. D. Watt. days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To the Rev. John Smith, Chaplain of the Council, Rev. J. Smith. forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Speaker of the forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Thomas Bullock, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Jonathan Grimshaw, Assistant Clerk of the House J. Grimshaw. of Representatives, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Robert T. Burton, Sergeant-at-Arms of the House R. T. Burton. of Representatives, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Joseph A. Young, Messenger to the House of J. A. Young. Representatives, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Henry W. Lawrence, Foreman to the House of H. W. LawRepresentatives, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Walter Thompson, Reporter to the House of W. Thompson. Representatives, forty days, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To the Rev. Phinehas Richards, Chaplain of the Rev. P. RichHouse of Representatives, forty days, one hundred and ards. twenty dollars.

To James Ferguson, Secretary of the Council for J. Ferguson. forty days service after close of session 1852-3, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Thomas W. Ellerbeck, Assistant Secretary of T. W. Ellerthe Council, for forty days service after the close of beck, 1852-3. session 1852-3, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Thomas Bullock, Chief Clerk of the House of Thos. Bullock. Representatives, for forty days service after the close 1852-3. of session 1852-3, one hundred and twenty dollars. To Jonathan Grimshaw, Assistant Clerk of the House

J. Grimshaw, of Representatives, for forty days service after the 1852-3. close of session of 1852-3, one hundred and twenty dollars. To George D. Watt, Reporter to the Council, for

G. D. Watt, forty days service after the close of session 1852-3, 1852-3. one hundred and twenty dollars.

1852-3.

W. Thompson, 1852-3.

E. D. Woolley, 1852-3.

Printing laws, &c., 1852-3.

A. G. Brower.

T. Bullock for proof reading.

To Walter Thompson, Reporter to the House of Representatives, for forty days service after the close of session 1852-3, one hundred and twenty dollars.

To Edwin D. Woolley, for services as committee on preparing the Laws and Journals of the Legislature of 1851-2, for printing, &c., forty days, two hundred dollars.

For printing the Laws and Journals of the Legislature for 1852-3, advertising, &c., two thousand nine hundred and sixty-five dollars and five cents.

To Arieh C. Brower, Public Printer, for sundry printing, advertising, &c., and for printing the Laws and Journals for 1853-4, seven thousand four hundred and eighty dollars.

To Thomas Bullock, for examining proofs and revise of the Laws of the Legislative Assembly for 1852-3, 12 forms at $6, seventy-two dollars.

To Jonathan Grimshaw, for examining proofs and revise of the Journals of the Legislative Assembly for 1852-3, 9 forms at $6, fifty-four dollars.

For incidental expenses paid by the Territorial Secretary as per vouchers, two thousand and ninety-nine dollars and fifteen cents.

For the use of the Council Chamber and Committee Room for the Legislative Assembly from December 1852 to January 1854 inclusive, eighty days, four hundred dollars.

To Arieh C. Brower, for incidental printing during this session as per bill, nine hundred and seventy-seven dollars and fifteen cents.

Approved, Jan. 21st, 1854.

J. Grimshaw for proof reading.

Incidental expenses.

Rent of Council chamber

&c.

Incidental printing.

AN ACT

B. Young empowered to establish and control.

Concerning ferries and bridges on Weber and Bear

rivers, east of the main range of the Wahsatch mountains.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That Brigham Young is hereby empowered to establish, regulate and control ferries and bridges on Weber and Bear rivers, east of the main range of the Wahsatch mountains, and to specify the rates of toll for the use thereof.

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