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United States. President (1857-1861 : Buchanan)

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Buchanan amnesty proclamation

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 721
Scope and Contents Printed proclamation dated 6 April 1858. The document offers free and full pardon to all participants in the "Utah Rebellion" who submit themselves to the authority of the federal government.
Dates: 1858 April 6

James Buchanan proclamation

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 77
Overview The folder contains a typewritten copy of a presidential proclamation dated 6 April 1858. Buchanan states that the people of Utah have refused to submit to federal authority, justifies his sending of a military force to see that the laws are enforced, states that his actions are not against the Utahns' religion, expresses a desire that all bloodshed could be avoided, and offers a full pardon "to all who will submit themselves to the authority of the federal government." Also included is a...
Dates: 1858