1853 September 1 Letter to Steven B. Rose

Title

1853 September 1 Letter to Steven B. Rose

Description

Dividing the oversight of Indian Affairs into two districts. Assigning Steven B. Rose the West district.

Type

Correspondence
Indian Affairs

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

Steven B. Rose

Date

1853 September 1

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Indian Affairs

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Superintendent's Office
G. S. L. City. U. T, Sept 1st 1853
Sir.
I have divided this Territory into two Districts for the transaction of the business of the Indian Department therein.
I have made the North & South Territorial road the line of Division, and I assign you the portion of Country laying west of Said Road, and named the "Western District," and the oversight of the Indians located therein.
In addition to the duties devolving upon you under the Laws & Regulations of the Indian Department, with which you are familiar, I will cheerfully furnish you from time to time, such special instructions as the exegencies of the times may require.

Respectfully Yours

Brigham Young
Gov. & Ex Officio Supt. of Indian
Affairs for Utah Territory
Major S. B. Rose
Indian Sub-Agent
G. S. L. City U. T.

Item sets

Superintendent's Office
G. S. L. City. U. T, Sept 1st 1853

Sir.

I have divided this Territory into two Districts for the transaction of the business of the Indian Department therein.

I have made the North & South Territorial road the line of Division, and I assign you the portion of Country laying west of Said Road, and named the "Western District," and the oversight of the Indians located therein.

In addition to the duties devolving upon you under the Laws & Regulations of the Indian Department, with which you are familiar, I will cheerfully furnish you from time to time, such special instructions as the exegencies of the times may require.

Respectfully Yours

Brigham Young
Gov. & Ex Officio Supt. of Indian
Affairs for Utah Territory

Major S. B. Rose
Indian Sub-Agent
G. S. L. City U. T.