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Utah Governor proclamation

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310614]
Identifier: MSS SC 1305
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of printed gubernatorial proclamation dated 23 April 1853. The document describes how "a horde of Mexicans, outlandish men" was creating unrest in the Territory, and orders the arrest of "every strolling Mexican party, and those associating with them" within the area. The document further orders the Utah Militia on alert and directs all Mexicans in the Territory to remain at home. The proclamation was signed at Provo, Utah, by Brigham Young.

Dates: 1853 April 23