1853 August 25 Letter to P. W. Conover

Title

1853 August 25 Letter to P. W. Conover

Description

Arrest and Court Martial of P. W. Conover

Type

Correspondence
Nauvoo Legion

Sender

Daniel H. Wells

Recipient

Peter Wilson Conover

Date

1853 August 25

Location

Great Salt Lake City
Provo, Utah Territory

Subject

Nauvoo Legion
Military
Legal Matters

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Head Quarters Nauvoo Legion
Adjutant General's Office
G. S. L. City, Augt 25, 1853.
To P. W. Conover
Col Commanding
Provo Military District.
Sir.
I. Charges and specifications having been filed against you for non compliance of certain orders to you directed.
You are hereby suspended from the Command in your distirct, and will consider yourself under arrest, to await the decition of a General Cour Martial; the time and place of whose meeting and sitting, as well as a copy of the charges and specifications, you will be duly furnished.
II. Captain Wm. M. Wall, is hereby directed to take the Command of Provo Military District until further Orders.
Respectfully

Daniel H. Wells.
P. S.
Lieut General Commanding
A Copy of the above is
Nauvoo Legion
in the possession of Col

George A. Smith, and

another furnished Capt[n]. Wm.

M. Wall.

Item sets

 

Head Quarters Nauvoo Legion
Adjutant General's Office
G. S. L. City, Augt 25, 1853.

To P. W. Conover
Col Commanding
Provo Military District.

Sir.

I. Charges and specifications having been filed against you for non compliance of certain orders to you directed.

You are hereby suspended from the Command in your distirct, and will consider yourself under arrest, to await the decition of a General Cour Martial; the time and place of whose meeting and sitting, as well as a copy of the charges and specifications, you will be duly furnished.

II. Captain Wm. M. Wall, is hereby directed to take the Command of Provo Military District until further Orders.

Respectfully
Daniel H. Wells.
Lieut General Commanding 

Nauvoo Legion

P. S.
A Copy of the above is
in the possession of Col
George A. Smith, and
another furnished Capt[n]. Wm.
M. Wall.