1858 May 25 John W. Cooper

Title

1858 May 25 John W. Cooper

Description

Brigham declines to purchase land in Central America.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

John W. Cooper

Date

1858 May 25

Location

Provo. U. T.

Subject

Property
Business Matters

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Provo, U. T. May 25, 1858
Mr. John W. Cooper
Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication to me, bearing date of May 24th in which you propose to sell "the entire <interest> of Mr. H. L. Kinney to the Mosquite Coast, Central Americam and also state the "conditions of the sale.
Kindly thanking you and Mr. Kinney for the interest you have taken and the humanity you have manifested in behalf of the people of <the> Utah Territory, duty, policy and circumstances imperatively compel require me to decline entering into any negotiations for that purchasing, <all> or any portion of the country claimed by Mr. Kinney in Central America.
Ever anxious to obtain the most reliable, geographical and topographical information, particularly in relation to our own Continent, you will confer a if consistent with your future movements you will, by selling to me "Notes on Central America, by C. G. Squier," confer a favor upon
Respectfully your Obt Servt.

B. Y.

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Provo, U. T. May 25, 1858

Mr. John W. Cooper

Sir,
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication to me, bearing date of May 24th in which you propose to sell "the entire <interest> of Mr. H. L. Kinney to the Mosquite Coast, Central Americam and also state the "conditions of the sale.

Kindly thanking you and Mr. Kinney for the interest you have taken and the humanity you have manifested in behalf of the people of <the> Utah Territory, duty, policy and circumstances imperatively compel require me to decline entering into any negotiations for that purchasing, <all> or any portion of the country claimed by Mr. Kinney in Central America.

Ever anxious to obtain the most reliable, geographical and topographical information, particularly in relation to our own Continent, you will confer a if consistent with your future movements you will, by selling to me "Notes on Central America, by C. G. Squier," confer a favor upon

Respectfully your Obt Servt.

B. Y.