1853 August 31 Letter to William H. Hooper

Title

1853 August 31 Letter to William H. Hooper

Description

Agreement to comply with previous correspondence as much as the Indian hostility allow. Description of safety measures being taken to protect the city.

Type

Correspondence
Indian Affairs

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

William H. Hooper

Date

1853 August 31

Location

Great Salt Lake City
Sacramento, California

Subject

Indian Affairs

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G. S. L. City Augt 31
Dear Sir
Your kind letter of arrived in the morning mail. I have carefully noted ;your desires expressed therein and will cheerfully comply therwith as far as my circumstances will admit at the time.
Indian Walker & his band are still hostile & have killed two men, and wounded two since you left.
Next week we will commence a ditch & wall around our entire City, the Wall to be 12 feet high with suitable gates and Bastions. Your wife is well; health & prosperity continue to prevail. Excuse my brevity at this time as the Mail is about closing.

Captn. W. H. Hooper Sincerely Your Friend
Sacramento signed Brigham Young

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G. S. L. City Augt 31

Dear Sir

Your kind letter of arrived in the morning mail. I have carefully noted ;your desires expressed therein and will cheerfully comply therwith as far as my circumstances will admit at the time.

Indian Walker & his band are still hostile & have killed two men, and wounded two since you left.

Next week we will commence a ditch & wall around our entire City, the Wall to be 12 feet high with suitable gates and Bastions. Your wife is well; health & prosperity continue to prevail. Excuse my brevity at this time as the Mail is about closing.

Sincerely Your Friend
signed Brigham Young

Captn. W. H. Hooper
Sacramento
California