Official Report of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Salt Lake City on the Fourth Day of March 1895, to Adopt a Constition for the State of Utah, Volume 1
Star printing Company, 1898
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adopted agreed amendment believe CANNON Carried chair Chairman citizens clerks comes committee consider consideration Constitution Convention County court delegates desire discussion duty EICHNOR election equal EVANS Weber fact favor floor follows gentleman gentlemen give granted insertion introduced JAMES jury KIMBALL land leave legislative Legislature majority matter means meet ment minority mittee motion move objection offered officers opposed party passed person point of order political position present President privilege proper proposed proposition question reason referred resolution RICHARDS ROBERTS rule Salt Lake secretary seems simply speak SQUIRES stand strike submit suffrage suggest taken Territory thing THURMAN tion understand United Utah VARIAN vote whole wish woman women
Page 4 - The people inhabiting this state do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands lying within the boundaries thereof, and to all lands lying within said limits owned or held by any Indian or Indian tribes, and that until the title thereto shall have been extinguished by the United States, the same shall be and remain subject to the disposition of the United States...
Page 667 - The Governor shall have the power to grant reprieves, commutations and pardons after conviction, for all offenses except treason and cases of impeachment, upon such conditions and with such restrictions and limitations, as he may think proper, subject to such regulations as may be provided by law relative to the manner of applying for pardons.
Page 337 - No private property shall be taken or damaged for public or private use without just compensation...
Page 512 - Is true Freedom but to break Fetters for our own dear sake, And, with leathern hearts, forget That we owe mankind a debt? No! true freedom is to share All the chains our brothers wear, And, with heart and hand, to be Earnest to make others free!
Page 230 - All power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness.
Page 306 - ... a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county or district in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.
Page 4 - The constitution shall be republican in form, and make no distinction in civil or political rights on account of race or color, except as to Indians not taxed, and not to be repugnant to the Constitution of the United States and the principles of the Declaration of Independence.
Page 595 - Parliament is not a congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests ; which interests each must maintain, as an agent and advocate, against other agents and advocates ; but parliament is a deliberative assembly of one nation, with one interest, that of the whole ; where, not local purposes, not local prejudices ought to guide, but the general good, resulting from the general reason of the whole.
Page 5 - State, and where such sections, or any parts thereof, have been sold or otherwise disposed of by or under the authority of any act of Congress, other lands equivalent thereto, in legal subdivisions of not less than one-quarter section, and as contiguous as may be to the section in lieu of which the same is taken, are hereby granted to said State for the support of common schools...