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Photocopies of typewritten copies of letters. The items relate to the condition of Hawaii and the defense of the islands from the threat of the United States. These materials were written as "Appendix II" and probably relate to the draft of a book.
Handwritten copy of and handwritten and signed letter, dated 29 April 1854, and addressed to Elias Nelson Conwary, governor of Arkansas. Young mentions the inability of the Utah marshals to apprehend four fugitives from Arkansas. The item is also signed by Joseph Leland Heywood, United States Marshal, and William Adams Hickman, United States Deputy Marshal.
Letter, handwritten and signed "Brigham Young" by a scribe, addressed to Col. E.B. Alexander, commander of the 5th and 10th United States infantry regiments during the Utah Expedition. The letter is dated October 7, 1857 and was sent with two copies of the Deseret News in an attempt to "enliven the monotonous routine of camp life."
Handwritten and signed order in Spanish. The item is an order to the treasury officials of Zacatecas to deduct from the presidios of El Paso, Cuencame, Sonora, and Casas Grandes the salaries of ten men each, as a contribution to the defense of the frontier. The order was signed at Mexico on January 4, 1717.