1853 September 13 Letter to John M. Hockaday

Title

1853 September 13 Letter to John M. Hockaday

Description

Approving request to trade ammunition and goods to friendly Indians in Oregon.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

John M. Hockaday

Date

1853 September 13

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Business Matter
Indian Affairs

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G. S. L. City Sept 13, 1853
Sir,
Your letter of this inst. has received my consideration and in reply I will say, that I have no objection to your delivering according to your contract, the ammunition and other goods bought of Mr. Howard Livingston for Mr.Irvine and others to trade with Indians far north of us in Oregon, provided you will give me a sufficient guaranty that said Irvine and others will not trade any ammunition to any hostile Indians, and that it will be taken directly to the place designated in your letter to me.

Respectfully,
John M. Hockaday Esqr.
Brigham Young
G. S. L. City. U. T.

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G. S. L. City Sept 13, 1853

Sir,

Your letter of this inst. has received my consideration and in reply I will say, that I have no objection to your delivering according to your contract, the ammunition and other goods bought of Mr. Howard Livingston for Mr.Irvine and others to trade with Indians far north of us in Oregon, provided you will give me a sufficient guaranty that said Irvine and others will not trade any ammunition to any hostile Indians, and that it will be taken directly to the place designated in your letter to me.

Respectfully,

Brigham Young

John M. Hockaday Esqr.
G. S. L. City. U. T.