1855 January 17 Letter to Orson Hyde

Title

1855 January 17 Letter to Orson Hyde

Description

Brigham asks Hyde if he is willing to help organize Carson County, receive an appointment as Judge of Probate and assist in Building a road through the canyons to California.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

Orson Hyde

Date

1855 January 17

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Settlements
Government
Roads
Building and Construction

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Great Salt Lake City
Jany 17th. 1855
Elder Orson Hyde
Dear Brother
Having for sometime contemplated Organizing Carson County. Whenever my mind should settle upon a Suitable person to go and reside there two or three years, and you incidentally mentioning that "you was now ready for any thing that might be required of you" It suggested itself to my mind to make the propositions to you would you be willing to take that Mission, and if so would you like to receive the appointment of Judge of Probate from the present Legislative Assemblys and again would you like to be associated in a Charter with J & E Reese in making a Road through the two Kanyons leading over the Mountains into California with. Authority to Erect Toll gates thereon as contemplated in a Petition now before the Legislative Assembly I should be pleased to know your feelings in relation to these propositions previous to making any move in the matter or suggestions to any one else Please to answer soon. as the time of adjournment is near at hand And Oblige Your Brother
In the Gospel

Brigham Young

Item sets

Great Salt Lake City
Jany 17th. 1855

Elder Orson Hyde

Dear Brother

Having for sometime contemplated Organizing Carson County. Whenever my mind should settle upon a Suitable person to go and reside there two or three years, and you incidentally mentioning that "you was now ready for any thing that might be required of you" It suggested itself to my mind to make the propositions to you would you be willing to take that Mission, and if so would you like to receive the appointment of Judge of Probate from the present Legislative Assemblys and again would you like to be associated in a Charter with J & E Reese in making a Road through the two Kanyons leading over the Mountains into California with. Authority to Erect Toll gates thereon as contemplated in a Petition now before the Legislative Assembly I should be pleased to know your feelings in relation to these propositions previous to making any move in the matter or suggestions to any one else Please to answer soon. as the time of adjournment is near at hand And Oblige

Your Brother In the Gospel

Brigham Young