Utah Governor proclamation
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.
- 1853 April 23
- Utah. Governor (Organization)
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 (Person)
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1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated in 1974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Utah Governor proclamation
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 August 10
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States