1853 August 29 Letter to Edward A. Bedell

Title

1853 August 29 Letter to Edward A. Bedell

Description

A request to Major E. A. Bedell to visit the different Indian tribes in the vicinity of the Weber River to further relations and learn of their deportment and strength.

Type

Correspondence
Indian Affairs

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

Major E. A. Bedell

Date

1853 August 29

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Indian Affairs

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Department of Ind. Affairs.
Great Salt Lake City Augt 29, 1853
Dear Sir,
At your earliest convenience, I wish you to take your Interpreter, and visit Little Soldier & his band, & such other Indians as may be in the vicinity of Weber River, below the lower Kanyon, and have a talk with them, learning their feelings, position and numbers and make them such presents as may be Proper. Also talk with such Indians as you may find on your route going and returning & make them presents, should your judgment so dictate.
You will please have to & limit the presents you may make to Shirts, tobacco, blankets and kindred articles.

Respectfully Yours &c

Major E. A. Bedell Brigham Young

Indian Agent
Gov. Ex Officio Superintendent
G.S.L. City
Indian Affairs Utah Territory
U. T.

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Department of Ind. Affairs.
Great Salt Lake City Augt 29, 1853

Dear Sir,

At your earliest convenience, I wish you to take your Interpreter, and visit Little Soldier & his band, & such other Indians as may be in the vicinity of Weber River, below the lower Kanyon, and have a talk with them, learning their feelings, position and numbers and make them such presents as may be Proper. Also talk with such Indians as you may find on your route going and returning & make them presents, should your judgment so dictate.
You will please have to & limit the presents you may make to Shirts, tobacco, blankets and kindred articles.

Respectfully Yours &c

Major E. A. Bedell Brigham Young

Indian Agent
Gov. Ex Officio Superintendent
G.S.L. City
Indian Affairs Utah Territory
U. T.