1853 June Letter to Major Ogden

Title

1853 June Letter to Major Ogden

Description

Concerns an "estrayed mule" that may possibly be government property. Letter was not sent.

Type

Governor/Territorial Legislature
Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

Major [E. A.] Ogden

Date

1853/06

Location

Great Salt Lake City
Utah Territory
Fort Leavenworth, KS

Subject

Indian Affairs
Governor's Office
Property

extracted text

Great Salt Lake City June

Sir,
I have before me
W. S. Ketchem to Genl. Jos. J. Jessup; one from Gen.
Jesup, to Hon Luke Lea, Commissioner of Indian Affairs,
and one from the Hon Luke Lea to Major J Holeman
Indian Agent for the Territory all the
Mule that Major Holeman
of Mr. James Bridger; but Capt Ketchem thinks it is
"an estrayed government mule-- On this account I sent
you the Mule in question
who will present it to you,
prove to be government property they will turn it over
should such be the case, you will please notify me of
it at your earliest convenience, that Major Holeman
may be able to correct his account Current in accordance therewith.
From Yours
Respectfully

to
Gov and Ex Officio Superintendent
Major Ogden
of Indian Affairs Utah Territory
or

Quartermaster at
Fort Leavenworth

Item sets

Great Salt Lake City  June

Sir,

I have before me
W. S. Ketchem to Genl. Jos. J. Jessup; one from Gen.
Jesup, to Hon Luke Lea, Commissioner of Indian Affairs,
and one from the Hon Luke Lea to Major          
J Holeman Indian Agent for the Territory all                  
the Mule that Major Holeman
of Mr. James Bridger; but Capt Ketchem thinks it is
"an estrayed government mule-- On this account I sent
you the Mule in question
who will present it to you,
prove to be government property they will turn it over
should such be the case, you will please notify me of
it at your earliest convenience, that Major Holeman
may be able to correct his account Current in            
accordance therewith.

From Yours
Respectfully

to
Gov and Ex Officio Superintendent
Major Ogden
of Indian Affairs Utah Territory

or
Quartermaster at
Fort Leavenworth