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in each case, and all such records with the necessary Revenue Stamp affixed, shall be deemed legal evidence of a sale or ownership as the case may be.

ARTICLE XIX. All examinations of records shall bo made in the presence of the Recorder or his deputy. When relieved, the Recorder shall turn over to his successor all books and papers pertaining to his office. He shall have a seal and attest all acknowledgements or certificates made by him; proridei, that he may use his private seal until the proper seal of office shall be procured.

ARTICLE XX. All records and copies thereof properly certified shall be legal evidence of their contents in all courts in this Territory.

ARTICLE XXI. It shall be the duty of the Recorder to keep a certified copy of the laws of this District; also, a certified copy of the proceedings of any miners' meeting held in this District, which may be left with him for that purpose pursuant to the vote of any such meeting.

A. J. DILDIM, President. E. P. JOHNSON, Secretary. The following resolution was adopted unanimously :

Resolred, That no mining claim situated in this District shall be subject to relocation from and after the adoption of this resolution and prior to the first day of June A. D. 1865.

A J. DILDIM,

President of Miners' Meeting of March 4, 1865. E. P. JOHNSON, Secretary.

I, J. C. Reynolds, Mining Recorder of Rush Valley Mining District, Tooele County, U. T., and legal custodian of the records of said mining District, which are now in my possession, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and complete copy of By-Laws of Rush Valley Mining District, as amended March 4, A. D. 1865, and recorded in Book E, of Locations, page 264 (commencing).

Witness my hand and seal of office, this 9th day of August, A. D. 1875. · (SEAL.)

J. O. REYNOLDS, Recorder

RECORDER'S OFFICE, STOCKTON, July 28th, 1875. BY-LAWS OF RUSH VALLEY MINING DISTRICT, AS AMENDED MAY 12, A. D. 1870. A meeting of the miners of Rush Valley Mining District held pursuant to the following

Notice.

STOCKTON, Rusi VALLEY MINING DISTRICT, April 21st, 1870. A meeting of the miners of the Rash Valley Mining District, Tooele County, Utah Territory, will be held at Gallagher's old store in Stockton, May 12, 1870, for the purpose of elocting a Recorder and such other business as may be brought before the meeting. (Signed)

JOHN PAXTON, Custodian of the Records. The meeting was held on the day appointed. John Paxton was called to the Chair, and Chas. H. Newbold appointed Secretary. An election was held for Mining Recorder of the District to serve one year from date. John Frank was nominated by J. W. Spratt, and Asa Butler by Captain Stover. Mr. Frank received 19 votes and Mr. Butler 2 votes. John Frank was therefore declared to be duly elected. A Committee of five was chosen to draft and amend the By-Laws, and the following By-Laws were duly presented and unanimously adopted :

SECTION 1. This District shall include that portion of territory situated in the Territory of Utah, as follows:

Beginning at a point on the northern boundary line of West Mountain Mining District, where it intersects the eastern line of Tooele County, to follow this line to the point of its intersection with the southern boundary line of West Mountain Mining District; thence along said line to its intersection with the one hundred and fourteenth (114) degree of longitudo west from Greenwich; thence along said one hundred and fourteenth (114) degree of longitude to the forty-first (41) parallel of latitude north; thence east to place of beginning, the samo to bo known as the Rush Valley Mining District.

Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the Recorder to record all notices of mining claims or locations, for which he shall receive the sum of fifty cents for each name contained in the notice of location. But the Recorder shall not be obliged to file for record or record any notice of location unless his fees are tendered in advance. The Recorder shall provide suitable books at his own expense in which all claims must be properly recorded and indexed.

Sec. 3. Each individual mining claim made in this district shall, in conformity with the United States Mining Laws, consist of two hundred feet in length on the ledge or lode, with the privilege of an additional claim of two hundred feet to the discoverer. All dips, spurs and angles radiating to or from the same, and one hundred feet of ground on each side of the ledge or lode; the whole distance located for mining purposes, and no location claiming parallel ledge, distinct outcrop, or upon any other pretence shall be allowed within the bounds as above prescribed.

Sec. 4. Locations shall be made by placing a legible notice on the ledge or lode by either of the following methods, to wit: On a monument of stone not less than two feet high, or on a post firmly placed in the ground not less than three inches through and three feet abovo ground, or on a treo not less than four inches through. The notice shall state the number of feet claimed in the location, the names of the parties locating the same, and the name by which the lode or ledge shall be known. Such notice shall hold good without record thereof for ten days from the date of location, but at the expiration of said ten days the claim, if not recorded, shall be subject to re-location.

Sec. 5. Within thirty days from the filing for record of any claim, there shall be performed upon the same two days' work for each and overy two hundred feet of said location, which said amount of work having been duly and faithfully performed shall hold the claim for thirco months. A failuro to comply with this law shall be deemed equivalent to an abandonment of the claim, and render the same liablo to relocation. The Recorder shall duly record the work and issue a certificate of the fact if required by the claim owners. For recording the work, he shall be entitled to fifty conts por name, and for issuing a certificato of the same, one dollar.

SEC. 6. Whenever any claim shall have been worked to the extent of removing ten cubic yards of pick ground or two cubic yards of blasting ground to each two hundred feet, said claim shall be deemed to have complied with all requirements and demands of this district as regards work for the space of one year, and the Recorder shall duly record the same and issue a certificate to the effect that the provisions of this section have been complied with. For this service, he shall be entitled to a fee of one dollar, and fifty cents a mile for each milo necessarily traveled in going to and returning from the claim. No amount of work done shall hold the claim unless the same is recorded as berein provided. But nothing lerein contained shall be construed to cause the forfeiture of claims on which the work herein required shall have been done previous to the adoption of these By-Laws.

SEC. 7. The Recorder shall place on the record immediately following the record of location notice, a brief description of the locality and boundaries of the claim named in the location notice.

SEC. 8. The locator of any claim shall have the right to make a square location, and by bounding the same and plainly marking tho boundaries thereof shall be entitled to all the mineral veins, lodes, quartz or gold, or silver or other mineral bearing earth or rock found within the boundary line of said square location ; and said locator or locators shall have the right to follow the dip of any ledge, lodo or deposit, or all of them wherever they may lead, but each locator shall only be entitled to two hundred feet square in the samo location, except for the right of discovery. No person shall gain title to any lead, lode or deposit or mining ground by any work done, or to be done, within the boundary line of any other company's claim; and any such work shall be deemed a trespass unless the first locator or locators have failed to comply with the requirements of these mining laws.

Src. 9. A true copy of the location notice shall be placed upon the mine claimed, and no two companies of the same name shall be placed on the records unless differently numbered.

Sec. 10. Any one or more persons shall have the right to locate for mining purposes any ledge, lode or deposit, and work the same through and by means of a tunnel, and any work done on the whole claim or location. The same amount of work shall be required on tunnel locations that is required to be done on other locations. Said tunnel claims may be located in all cases where the person or persons making such locations desire to prospect for lodes, ledges or deposits of mineral that do not crop out or disclose themselves at the surface, or who desire to prospect anything in sight not previously located by other parties. The person or persons so locating shall state in their notice the metes and bounds of the ground they intend to prospect; provided, no location shall embrace more than three thousand feet on the length of the vein, or fifteen hundred feet on each side of the line of the tunnel. The locators of a tunnel claim shall be entitled to all the lodes, ledges or deposits and minerals embraced within the extent of the lines of their location not previously located, and shall hold the same by the same rules and regulations governing other locations. The number of feet on the lead or other parallel leads and veins to be cut by the tunnel as set forth in the notice of location shall determine the amount of work to be done; provided, further, whenever work shall have been done on a tunnel location to the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000), it shall then be considered as a fee simple in the location, and no louger subject to the requirements of work to hold the same.

SEC. 11. When two or more veins or ledges or deposits connect or unite at any depth below the surface, and which are claimed by different parties, the oldest legitimate location shall hold or be entitled to hold the ledge, vein or deposit from the point of intersection downward, but shall not be entitled to anything from the point of intersection upwards unless not previously located.

SEC. 12. The Recorder shall be allowed fifty cents for each name in any abstract of record furnished by him.

SEC. 13. The Recorder shall have the right of appointing one or more deputies who shall act under the direction of the Recorder, and for wliose acts he shall be responsible. They may be appointed and removed at the will of the Recorder of the district.

Sec. 14. The Recorder may absent himself from the district not exceeding sixty days by leaving a deputy recorder to attend to the records of the district. All examinations of the records must be made in the presence of the Recorder or his deputy, and the books shall at all times in business hours be open to the inspection of the public.

Sec. 15. The Mining Recorder shall hold office for one year from the date of his election, or until his successor is elected. In case of the resignation, death or removal of the Recorder from office for cause or his voluntary absence from the district for a period of sixty days, the office of Recorder shall be deemed vacant, and the deputy recorder shall notify the miners that an election is to be held to fill the vacant office of Recorder, stating time and place where such election takes place, and until the newly elected Recorder is qualified, the deputy recorder shall exercise the duties of the office.

Sec. 16. It shall be the duty of the Recorder to give at least five days notice of the time of holding the annual meeting, by posting notices in not less than three conspicuous places in the District at the written request of not less than five miners of the District. He shall in the manner above prescribed issue a call for a special meeting of miners, stating the time and place where said ineeting shall be held, and the object for which said meeting is called. At said meeting, no business shall be transacted other than that specified and named in the call.

Sec. 17. It shall be the duty of the Recorder to transfer the records of his office to his successor within fivo days after said successor shall have been elected.

Sec. 18. Only bona fide miners of the district shall have the privilege of participating in any election or meeting of miners, and no person shall be considered a miner unless he has a claim recorded, and worked according to these By-Laws.

SEC. 19. The By-Laws may be amended at any annual meeting of the miners of the district, which meeting shall be held on the second Thursday in May, in each year, at which time a District Recorder shall be elected.

JOHN PAXTON, Chairman. CHARLES H. NEWBOLD, Secretary.

JOHN FRANK, Recorder. I, J. C. Reynolds, Mining Recorder of Rush Valley Mining District, Tooele County, U. T., and legal custodian of the records of said mining District, which are now in my possession, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and complete copy of the By-Laws of Rush Valley Mining District, Tooele County, U. T., as amended May 12, A. D. 1870. Recorded in Book D, pages 53 to 62, inclusive, said Mining District Records.

Witness my hand and seal of office, this 28th day of July, A. D. 1875. (SEAL.]

J. C. REYNOLDS, Recorder.

RECORDER'S OFFICE, STOCKTON, Aug. 9th, 1875. BY-LAWS OF RUSI VALLEY MINING DISTRICT, AS AMENDED MAY 8, 1873. SECTION 1. The By-Laws shall be so amended as to include the following Territory: This district shall be bounded on the south by tho Ophir Mining District Boundary as defined at the miners' meeting held in Stockton, on July 30th, 1870. On the north by Tooelo District, East and west boundaries remain unchanged.

SEC. 2. The Recorder shall be allowed the sum of ($2.50) two dollars and fifty cents for each claim of fifteen hundred feet or less, which he may record. It shall also be the bounden duty of the Recorder or his deputy to make a personal examination of any location offered for record before recording the same and take a description of said location from some prominent object, hill or ravine, which said description shall accompany and remain on file with the original notice.

Sec. 3. Claims shall be limited to one hundred feet on each side of middle or center of vein on surface.

Sec. 4. The location must be distinctly marked on the ground, so that the boundary can be readily traced. All records of mining claims hereafter made shall contain the name or names of locators, the date of location and such a description of the claim or claims located by reference to some natural object or permanent monument as will identify the claim. On each claim located after the passage of this act, and until a patent shall have been issued therefor, not less then one hundred dollars worth of labor shall be performed or improvements made during each year. On all claims located prior to the passage of this act ten dollars worth of labor shall be performed or improvements made each year for each one hundred feet in length along the vein until a patent shall have been issued therefor. But where such claims are held in common such expenditure may be made on any one claim, and upon a failure to comply with these conditions, the claim or mine upon which such failure occurred shall be open to re-location in the same manner as if no location of the claim had ever been made ; provided, that the original locators, their heirs, assigns or legal representatives have not resumed work upon the claim after such failure and before such location. Upon the failure of any one of the several co-owners to contribute his proportion of the expenditures required by this act, the co-owners who have performed the labor or made the improvements may, at the expiration of the year, give such delinquent co-owners personal notice in writing, or notice by publication in the newspaper published nearest the claim for at least once a week for ninety days; and if at the expiration of ninety days after such notice in writing or by publication, such delinquent should fail or refuse to contribute his proportion to comply with this act, his interest in the claim shall become the property of his co-owners who have made the required expenditure.

SEC. 5. The Recorder shall be allowed the sum of $2.50 for each certificate of amount of labor performed on any claim. The Recorder shall måke such inspection of labor in person or by deputy, and they shall certify to the same according to the best of their ability.

Sec. 6. That where a tunnel is run for the development of a vein or lode, or for the discovery of mines, the owners of such tunnel shall have the right of possession of all veins or lodes within three thousand feet from the face of such tunnel on the line thereof not previously known to exist, discovered in such tunnel to the same extent as if discovered from the surface and locations on the line of such tunnel of veins or lodes not appearing on the surface made by other parties after the commencement of the tunnel, and while the same is being prosecuted with reasonable diligence shall be invalid; but failure to prosecute the work on the tunnel for six months shall be considered as an abandonment of the right to all undiscovered veins on the line of said tunnel.

SEC. 7, The Recorder shall be allowed fifty cents for each name in any abstract of record furnished by him.

Sec. 8. The Recorder shall have the right of appointing one or more deputies who shall act under the direction of the Recorder, and for whose acts he shall be responsible. They may be appointed or removed at the will of the Recorder of the district.

SEC. 9. The Recorder may absent himself from the district not exceeding sixty days by leaving a deputy recorder to attend to the records of the district. All examinations of the records must be made in the presence of the Recorder or his deputy, and the books shall at all times in business hours be open to the inspection of the public.

SEC. 10. The Mining Recorder shall hold office for one year from the date of his election, or until his successor is clected. In case of the resignation, death or removal of the Recorder from office for cause or his voluntary absence from the district for a period of sixty days, the office of Recorder shall be deemed vacant, and the deputy recorder shall notify the miners that an election is to be held to fill the vacant office of Recorder, stating time and place where such election takes place, and until the newly elected Recorder is qualified, the deputy recorder shall exercise the duties of the office.

SEC. 11. It shall be the duty of the Recorder to give at least five days notice of the time of holding the annual meeting, by posting notices in not less than three conspicuous places in the District at the written request of not less than five miners of the District. He shall in the manner above prescribed issue a call for a special meeting of miners, stating the time and place where said meeting shall be held, and the object for which said meeting was called. At said meeting, no business shall be transacted other than that specified and named in the call.

Sec. 12. It shall be the duty of the Recorder to transfer the records of his office to his successor within five days after said successor shall have been elected.

Sec. 13. Only bona fide miners of the district shall have the privilege of participating in any election or meeting of miners, and no person shall be considered a miner unless he has a claim recorded, and worked according to these By-Laws.

SEC. 14. The By-Laws may be amended at any annual meeting of the miners of the district, which meeting shall he held on the socond Thursday in May, in each year, at which timo a District Recorder shall be elected.

E. C. CHASE, Chairman, W. B. SCHUYLER, Secretary.

J. C. REYNOLDS, Recorder. After the foregoing By-Laws had been read, section by section, it was moved by Judge Warren and seconded by Doc. Clifford that the By-Laws as amended and reported on by the Committee be adopted and go into effect from and after this date. Motion pat and carried unanimously.

Moved that the Committee on By-Laws be discharged. Carried.
It was then moved by Major O'Keefe, seconded by Judge Warren, that we adjourn. Carried.

E. O. CHASE, Chairman.
W. B. SCHUYLER, Secretary.

J. C. REYNOLDS, Recorder. I, J. C. Reynolds, Mining Recorder of Rush Valley Mining District, and legal custodian of the records of said mining District, which are now in my possession, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and complete copy of the By-Laws of said Mining District, as amended May 8th, A. D. 1873, and recorded in Book E, page 79 (commencing).

Witness my hand and seal of office, this 9th day of August, A. D. 1875. (SEAL.]

J. C. REYNOLDS, Recorder.

SALT LAKE COUNTY-MOUNTAIN LAKE MINING DISTRIOT.

BY-LAWS. At a meeting of the miners of Wasatch Mining District, held at Camp Douglas, U. T., July 20th, 1864, Mr. Wm. H. Farnham was called to the Chair, and Charles H. Godbold appointed Secretary.

The Chairman stated that the object of the meeting was to create a new Mining District within the limits of the Wasatch Mining District, elect a Recorder, and establish By-Laws for the government of said District.

A Committee consisting of E. P. Woolworth, Wm. A. Bennett and George Smith were appointed to draft By-Laws.

The following laws having been presented by the committee, were acted upon seriatim, and adopted by the meeting

ARTICLE I. This District shall be known as the Monntain Lake Mining District, being a part of the Wasatch Mining District, to be bounded as follows: Beginning at the junction of Parley's Creek, with the Jordan river, thence up the right bank of said creek to the original eastern boundary line of the Wasatch Mining District, thence along said eastern boundary to the head of Utah Lake, thence along the eastern margin of said lake to the head of the Jordan river, thence along the eastern bank of said river to the point of starting

ARTICLE II. The extent of a claim on any mineral vein shall be two hundred (200) feet along the lode with a width of five hundred (500) feet on each side of the lode, including all its dips, spurs, angles, depths, widths, offshoots, variations, and all the minerals therein contained; and priority of location shall determine the ownership of all cross or other leads traversing ground claimed under these laws; the discoverer and locator shall be entitled to one claim additional for discovery.

ARTICLE III. No person shall hold more than one claim by location on any one vein; by purchase any number of claims may be held. ARTICLE IV. All claims shall be measured on a horizontal line, and numbered 1, 2, 3, etc., if from the discovery claim either way.

ARTICLE V: Each company shall do one faithful day's work on their claim each month; on a failure to do so, such claim or claims will be subject to relocation; Provided, however, That should the company be prevented from working by local insurrection or rebellion, their claims shall not be forfeited; And, provided further, That no claim belonging to a soldier, shall be subject to relocation until six months shall have elapsed after his discharge from the service of the United States unless he shall sign an agreement or articles of incorporation to the contrary.

ARTICLE VI. Work done or caused to be done by the owner in any tunnel, cut, shaft, water ditch or privilege, in good faith, for the benefit of any claim, shall be considered as done on the claim owned by said person or company.

ARTICLE VII. All claims shall be recorded within ten days after a notice of location shall have been posted thereon, but a notice filed for record in the Recorder's office, shall be considered in all cases equivalent to a record.

ARTICLE VIII. Claims on gold surface diggings shall be each two hundred (200) feet square.

ARTICLE IX. Locators on veins of coal or iron shall be entitled to five hundred (500) feet for each locator, and five hundred (500) feet additional for discovery, and in all other respects shall be subject to and enjoy all the privileges and immunities of these laws.

ARTICLE X. Whenever three hundred ($300) dollars shall have been expended upon the claims of any company in this District, the ground so claimed by said company shall be deemed as belonging in fee to the owners and their assigns, and the same shall not be subject to relocation by other parties ever after, except by an acknowledged abandonment of the ground by the company, which shall be so construed after said ground shall have laid idle for one year, and except in cases where claims are in litigation.

ARTICLE XI. All voters at meetings to regulate mining interests, shall be claim owners in this District.

ARTICLE XII. All meetings for the purpose of election or changing these laws, must be called by posting written notices in at least three public places in the District, or by publishing the same in some newspaper printed in the Territory, said publication to be mado by the Recorder in either case during at least twenty days previous to such meeting, stating the object thereof.

ARTICLE XIII. There shall be a Recorder chosen from among the miners of the District, who shall hold his office during a term of one year, unless a successor bo duly elected, which can only be done by a majority of the legal voters present, at a meeting for that purpose ; Provided, The Recorder is called away, he has the power to appoint a deputy, until a new Recorder may be chosen.

ARTICLE XIV. He shall record all claims presented for that purpose, and be entitled to receive therefor a sum not exceeding one ($1.00) dollar for each separate claim or company; Provided, That it shall not be lawful for him to record any claim in conflict with a prior location; he shall endorse on all notices placed on file in his office, the exact time of presentation for record; it shall be his duty (if required by the locator) to furnish each shareholder, with a certificate of his claim attested by the seal of his office, for each of which he shall be entitled to receive the sum of fifty (50) cents; before recording any claim he shall satisfy himself that no rights are infringed.

ARTICLE XV. The Records of all claims located in this District, and heretofore recorded under the laws of the Wasatch District' shall be transcribed into the books of this District; but from the date of the adoption of these laws, such claims shall be subject thereto.

ARTICLE XVI. The Recorder shall keep two series of books, in one of which to record all locations, and in the other all transfers of elaims in this District, to be styled Book A, B, &c., of Claims, and Book A, B, &c., of Transfers, in the latter of which he shall place on record all deeds of shares presented for that purpose, for which he shall be entitled to receive a sum not exceeding one dollar in each case. All such records, with the necessary revenue stamps affixed, shall be deemed legal evidence of sale or ownership as the case may be.

ARTICLE XVII. All examinations of Records shall be made in the presence of the Recorder or his deputy; when relieved the Recorder shall turn over to his successor all books and papers pertaining to his office ; he shall have a seal, and attest all acknowledgements and certificates made by him; Provided, That he may use his private seal until the proper seal of office shall be procured.

ARTICLE XVIII. All records and copies thereof, properly certified, shall be legal evidence of their contents in all courts of this Territory.

On motion, the district was declared established, and the By-Laws as above were adopted.
On motion E. P. Woolworth was unanimously elected Recorder.
On motion, the Chairman declared the meeting adjourned, sine die.
(Signed)

WM. H. FARNHAM, President. OHARLES H. GODBOLD, Secretary.

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true, full and correct copy of the Record now in my office, as found on the Book of the Mountain Lake Mining District. (SEAL.]

EDWIN D. WOOLLEY, Recorder Salt Lake County, Utah, and Deputy Recorder of Mountain Lake Mining District.

DECEMBER 11, 1875.

MINING LAWS OF MOUNTAIN LAKE MINING DISTRICT, CONTINUED. At a meeting of the claim-holders of Mountain Lake Mining District, held at Camp Douglas, U. T., May 29th, 1866, it was moved and seconded, and carried unanimously, that the By-Laws, as amended, should be transcribed as follows:

ARTICLE I. This District shall be known as the Mountain Lake Mining District, being a part of the Wasatch District, to be bounded as follows: Beginning at the junction of Parley's Creek, with the Jordan river; thence up the right bank of said creek to the original eastern boundary Wasatch Mining District; thence along said eastern boundary to the head of Utah Lake; thence along said eastern margin of said lake to the head of the Jordan river; thence along the eastern margin of said river to the point of starting.

ARTICLE II. The extent of a claim on any mineral vein shall be two hundred feet along the lode, with a width of one hundred feet on either side, including all its dips, spurs, angles, depths, widths, offshoots, and variations, and all the mineral therein contained ; and priority of location shall determine the ownership of all crossos or other leads traversing ground claimed under these laws; the discoverer and locator shall be entitled to one claim additional for discovery.

ARTICLE III. All claims shall be measured on a horizontal line, and numbered 1, 2, 3, etc., from discovery claim either way.

ARTICLE IV. If within six months after the adoption of this article, one day's work shall have been done on any one claim, or twelve days' work by any company on their lode in this Mining District, or within six months after location of claims, the ground so claimed shall be deemed as belonging in feo, (except as against the United States), to the owners or their assigns forever, and the same chall not be subject to re-location.

ARTICLE V. Work done or caused to be done by the owner, in any tunnei, cat, shaft, water ditch or privilege, in good faith, for the benefit of any claim, shall be considered as done on the claim owned by said person or company.

ARTICLE VI. All claims shall be recorded within ten days after a notice of location shall have been posted thereon, but a notice filed for record in the Recorder's office, shall be considered equivalent to a record.

ARTICLE VII. Claims on gold surface diggings shall be each two hundred feet square.
ARTICLE VIII. Locators on veins of coal or iron shall bo entitled to 500 feet, and 500 feet additional for discovery.

ARTICLE IX. No person shall hold more than one claim by location on any one vein or lode; by purchase any number of claims may bo held.

ARTICLE X. It shall be the duty of the Recorder, upon satisfactory evidence being given, that the required amount of work has been done, to issuo certificate of real estate, upon application being made by the claim-holder or his attorney, with such evidence as he may deein satisfactory, and, further, it shall be the duty of the Recorder to record such certificate on the record books of the district, when required.

ARTICLE XI. All voters at meetings to regulate the mining laws of, shall be claim-holders of the district.

ARTICLE XII. All meetings for the purpose of elections or changing these laws, must be called by posting writton notices in at least three publio places in the district, or by publishing the same in a newspaper printed in this Territory, said publication to be made by the Recorder in either case during at least twenty days previous to such meeting, stating the object thereof.

ARTICLE XIII. There shall be a Recorder chosen from among the miners of the district, who shall hold his ofice during a term of one year, unless a successor be duly elected, which can only be done by a majority of the legal voters present, at a meeting for that purpose; Provided, The Rocorder is called away, he may appoint a deputy, until a new Recorder may be chosen.

ARTICLE XIV. He shall record all claims presented for that purpose, and be entitled to receive therefor a sum not exceeding one dollar for each soparato claim or conpany; Provided, That it shall not be lawful for him to record any claim in conflict with a prior location; he shall endorse on all notices placed on file in his office, the exact time of presentation for record; it shall be the duty, if required by the locator, to furnish each shareholder with a certificate of his claim attested by tho seal of his office, for each of which he shall receive tho sum of fifty cents; before recording any claim he shall satisfy himself that no rights are infringed.

ARTICLE XV. The Records of all claims located in this district, and heretofore recorded under the laws of the Wasatch Mining District, shall be transcribed into the books of this district; but from the adoption of these laws, such claims shall be subject thereto.

ARTICLE XVI. The Recorder shall keep two series of books, in one of which to record all claims, and in the other all transfers in this district, to be styled Books A, B, and C, of Transfers, and A, B, and C, of Claims, in the former of which he shall place on record all deeds of shares presented for that purpose, for which he shall be entitled to receive a sum not exceeding one dollar in each case. All such records, with the necessary revenue stamps affixed, shall be deemed legal evidence of sale or ownership as the case may be.

ARTICLE XVII. All examinations of the Records shall be made in the presence of the Recorder or his depaty; when relieved tho Recorder shall turn all books and papers pertaining to his office to his successor; he shall havo a seal, and attest all acknowledgments and certificates made by him; Provided, That ho may use his private seal until the proper seal of office may be obtained.

ARTICLE XVIII. All records and copies thereof, shall be legal evidence of their contents in all courts of this Territory.

ARTICLE XIX. Certificates of real estate issued by the Recorder, shall be printed on durable paper, and tho Recorder shall receive for each the sum of one dollar.

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true, full and correct copy of the Record now in my office, as found on the Book of the Mountain Lake Mining District. (SEAL)

EDWIN D. WOOLLEY, Recorder Salt Lake County, Utah, and Deputy Recorder of Mountain Lake Mining District.

DECEMBER 11, 1875.

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