1853 July 30 Letter to Brother Decker

Title

1853 July 30 Letter to Brother Decker

Description

Instructions to deliver notices to all Captains of emigrating companies and to post them on the road to Laramie

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young
Daniel Mackintosh

Recipient

Brother Decker

Date

1853/07/30

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Emigration
Overland travel

extracted text

G. S. L. City July 30 /53
Bro. Decker & other
person in Charge of the
Eastern Mail.
Will you have the Kindness to distribute to each Captain of the different Companies of Saints that you may meet between this City and Laramie 1 Copy of the notice enclosed in the package accompanying letter, so that by return Mail they may be able to furnish and forward the required information to this City, and oblige.
By Order of Prest. B. Young
Daniel Mackintosh
P. S. Clerk
You will also leave a few
at Laramie to be posted up
in a conspicuous place on
the road, so that if any
Companies are behind, they
may ascertain what is required
also. D. M.

Item sets

G. S. L. City July 30 /53

Bro. Decker & other person in Charge of the Eastern Mail.

Will you have the Kindness to distribute to each Captain of the different Companies of Saints that you may meet between this City and Laramie 1 Copy of the notice enclosed in the package accompanying letter, so that by return Mail they may be able to furnish and forward the required information to this City, and oblige.

By Order of Prest. B. Young

Daniel Mackintosh

Clerk

P. S.
You will also leave a few at Laramie to be posted up in a conspicuous place on the road, so that if any Companies are behind, they may ascertain what is required also.

D. M.