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William Spry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1829
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks, speeches, proclamations, reprieves, newspaper clippings, recommendations, property appraisals, and correspondence. The materials relate primarily to Spry's administration as the governor of Utah.

Dates: 1909-1916

Governor Brigham Young proclamation

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 107
Abstract The folder contains a photograph of a printed broadside and a photonegative of the item. Young writes to the "Citizens of Utah" and warns them that an "armed, mercenary mob" is marching against them in 1857. He outlines the Mormons' grievances against the federal government and states that they are being unjustly persecuted. He forbids all armed forces from coming into Utah "under any pretence whatever," orders that the forces of the territory be ready to march "at a moment's notice" to...
Dates: 1857