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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

Elisha Whittlesey letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2505
Scope and Contents Letter-press copy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated 21 March 1857 and addressed to Lewis Cass (1782-1866), Secretary of State for the United States in the Buchanan administration. Whittelsey's letter relates to a request of William H. Hooper, Secretary of the Utah Territory, regarding requisitions for 1857.
Dates: 1857 March 21