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Utah Governor proclamation

 File — Folder: 1
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

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Utah Governor proclamation must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated in 1974.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1974.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Utah Governor proclamation
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 August 10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States