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purposes, and of conveying the same across the higher
lands in a more southerly direction, to western Jordan,
there to discharge the same; or if the said Willard Richards
think
proper,

he
may

continue the said waters in a northerly direction, down the east bank of said river, as far as he may consider them useful for irrigation or other purposes, and control the same.

Approved Feb. 3, 1852.

AN ACT GRANTING WATERS OF MILL CREEK
UNTO PRESIDENT BRIGHAM YOUNG.

Mill creek.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative AsB. Young take sembly of the Territory of Utah, That the privilege is herewaters out of by granted unto President Brigham Young, to take the

waters from the channel of Mill creek immediately below Neff's mill, and convey the same to the channel of Big Kanyon creek, agreeably to the provisions of the act passed in the General Assembly of the State of Deseret, Jan. 15, 1850.

Approved Feb. 5, 1852.

AN ACT FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF BIG KAN-
YON CREEK ROAD.

sioner to locate road.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative AsRoad commis- sembly of the Territory of Utoh, That the Territorial road

commissioner be, and is hereby authorized and required to locate a road from some covenient point on the east line of Great Salt Lake City, thence easterly up the Big Kanyon Creek, thence over the second mountain, twenty miles east of Great Salt Lake City, and extending to the farther end of East Kanyon.

Sec. 2. That said commissioner be, and is hereby aulof contracts thorized and required to grant contracts to individuals, or

Commissioner

companies, who shall be the lowest responsible bidders in said contracts, for the improvement of said road.

SEC. 3. That the said commissioner be, and is hereby Toll gate . authorized, and required to grant to the improvers of said road the privilege of erecting one toll gate for the purpose of collecting funds from all persons passing and repassing, to remunerate the improvers of said road, until they shall have collected one hundred per cent on all their expenditures which have been appropriated to said roads.

SEC. 4. That the rates of toll over said road shall be as follows, viz: For every load of wood, timber, coal, rock, or lime, drawn by two animals

$0,25 For every such load drawn by four or more animals,

0;377

Rates of toll.

FOR THE TRAVELING COMMUNITY.

For every wagon or carriage drawn by two animals, each

1,00 For every additional pair of animals to such wagon or carriage,

50 Loose animals, (excepting sheep and hogs,) each, 10

SEC. 5. Said road shall be made and kept in repair to the acceptance of the Territorial road commissioner.

Approved Feb. 16, 1852.

AN ACT IN RELATION TO THE WATERS OF A-
MERICAN CREEK IN UTAH COUNTY.

SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That the inhabitants of the settlement of Dry creek in Utah county are hereby Water taken authorized and allowed to take out at some convenient from American point, the waters of American creek, and use the samecreek. for their benefit: Provided, That no more than one-third part of said waters shall be so taken for the use of said settlement on Dry creek.

Approved Feb. 18, 1852.

AN ACT FOR AN APPROPRIATION OF MONEY
EOR THE WOOLEN FACTORY ON JORDAN
RIVER.

tory.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative As

sembly of the Territory of Utah, That the sum of two thoufor woolen fac-sand dollars be, and is hereby appropriated out of any

money in the public treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of completing the Woolen Factory now in progress on Jordan river, near Gardner's mill.

Sec. 2. The Territorial commissioner is hereby authorCommissioner ized to issue orders and draw on the public treasury to issue orders. the above named amount for the purpose of completing

said factory.

Sec. 3. The Territorial commissioner is hereby auCommissioner thorized and required to secure and hold to the use and hold said fac- benefit of the Territory of Utah, said Woolen factory, and

all

appurtenances thereto, as the property of the Territory of Utah, and report his doings in relation to the same, subject to the order of the Legislative Assembly.

Approved Feb. 18, 1852.

tory.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE BRIDGING OF
CHICKEN CREEK IN JUAB COUNTY.

SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative A ppropriation Assembly of the Territory of Utah, That the sum of one

"hundred dollars' or as much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of the Territorial treasury for the purpose of building a bridge on the state road across Chicken creek in Juab county.

Sec. 2. The Probate Judge of Juab county is hereby Judge of Pro- authorized to employ some competent person to erect said person to buildbridge, and to draw orders on the Territorial treasury in said bridge.

payment for the same: Provided, That the bridge shall not cost the Territory more than the sum of one hundred dollars; and that a full report of the same be made to the

Proviso.

Auditor of Public Accounts, on or before the first day of November. A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fiftytwo.

Approved March 3, 1852.

AN ACT CREATING THE OFFICE OF CODE COM-
MISSIONERS AND PRESCRIBING THEIR DU-
TIES.

created.

Case of vacan

SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative As-office of Code sembly of the Territory of Utah, That the office of Codecommissioner Commissioners be, and the same is hereby created, to consist of three members, whose term of office shall continueTerm of office. three years, and until their successors are duly appointed and qualified.

SEC. 2. The Governor shall nominate, and, by and with How appointed the advice and consent of the Council, appoint said Commissioners; one for one year, one for two years, and one for three years; and thereafter, one shall be thus appointed tach year. In the event of a vacancy in said Code Commissioners, by death, resignation, removal from the Ter-cy. ritory, or otherwise, during the recess of the Legislative Assembly, the Governor alone shall fill the same by appointment. But if the Council at its next session, shall disapprove of such appointment, the same shall cease, and , terminate from and after such disapproval.

Sec. 3. In the event that the Governor shall "neglect or refuse to nominate a person to fill such vacancy, may elect. or such office, then the Council shall elect by ballot, some suitable person to fill such vacancy or office.

Sec. 4. Such Commissioners, before they enter on their duties shall take an oath or affirmation, to support the Constitution of the United States, and to faithfully discharge their duties.

When council

Sec. 5. It shall be the duty of said Code Commis-Duty of code

commissioners sioners to arrange, adjust, and form a code of practice for

tiou.

the courts of Law and Chancery, and the Probate Courts, and Justices of the Peace; to arrange, adjust, and form a criminal code: a law regulating dower, descent, and distribution: a law regulating the sale, or incumbrance of real estate; and a law for the settlement of estates of deceased persons; and such other laws of a general nature as from time to time may be necessary or proper.

Sec. 6. It shall be the duty of the Governor, the SecreGov, and oth: tary of the Territory, the Judges of the courts, the general give informa- officers of the Militia, and all salaried or Territorial officers,

to give said Commissioners information, in writing, on any subject pertaining to their respective offices, whenever required in relation to their duties.

Sec. 7. Said Code Commissioners shall have power to May provide provide all necessary stationery, fuel and rooms, for their

'use, and such clerks as may be necessary; not exceeding

two, and shall be allowed for their services, the same Compensation.compensation and mileage as are allowed to members of

the Legislative Assembly.

Sec. 8. Said Code Commissioners shall keep a Journal of their proceedings, and cause to be made, two copies of the laws by them proposed; one for the use of the house, and one for the use of the council, and as many of the proposed laws as can be prepared, shall be reported to the Governor, during the present session; and thereafter, they shall report on or before the first days of April and

November respectively in each year, or at the call of the Shall report to Governor, who shall report the same to the Legislative

-Assembly for their enactment or disapproval, with such recommendations as he may think best.

Approved Jan. 16, 1852.

necessaries and clerks.

Shall keep a journal.

islative assol• bly.

AN ACT FOR THE ELECTION OF PROBATE
JUDGES.

SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative As

sembly of the Territory of Utah, in joint session assembled, Diameter Pro That we do hereby elect the following persons for Judges

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