1853 Oct 3 Letter to those wishing to move to the Sanpete Valley

Title

1853 Oct 3 Letter to those wishing to move to the Sanpete Valley

Description

Permission granted for all who wish to move to Sanpete Valley to do so. Gives suggestions for security wall.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

Those desiring to relocate

Date

1853 Oct 3

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Settlements

extracted text

G. S. L. City Oct 3 1855.
To all who may choose,
I hereby state that you have full liberty, to go and strengthen up the settlements in Sanpete Valley.
Should any wish to move into that Valley directly, with a view to locate at the Allred Settlement, they may move their families into the Log Fort there, until the place is properly fortified.
The length of walls, or space enclosed is left to the choice of the Settlers, but the walls must be built of stone or adobies, or both; must not be less than 10 feet high, nor less than 3 feet thick at the bottom, nor less than 18 Inches wide at the Top.

Respectfully, &c
Brigham Young

Item sets

G. S. L. City Oct 3 1855.

To all who may choose,

I hereby state that you have full liberty, to go and strengthen up the settlements in Sanpete Valley.

Should any wish to move into that Valley directly, with a view to locate at the Allred Settlement, they may move their families into the Log Fort there, until the place is properly fortified.

The length of walls, or space enclosed is left to the choice of the Settlers, but the walls must be built of stone or adobies, or both; must not be less than 10 feet high, nor less than 3 feet thick at the bottom, nor less than 18 Inches wide at the Top.

Respectfully, &c
Brigham Young