Utah Governor proclamation

Utah Governor proclamation

Dates: 1853 April 23

Photocopy of printed gubernatorial proclamation dated 23 April 1853. The document describes how "a horde of Mexicans, outlandish men" was creating unrest in the Territory, and orders the arrest of "every strolling Mexican party, and those associating with them" within the area. The document further orders the Utah Militia on alert and directs all Mexicans in the Territory to remain at home. The proclamation was signed at Provo, Utah, by Brigham Young.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Utah. Governor. -- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1305
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Utah Governor proclamation must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1305; Utah Governor proclamation; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1305, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Mexicans; Mormons--Attitudes; Mormons--Attitudes--Hispanics; Politics, Government, and Law; Race discrimination--Utah--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Territorial Government; Utah--History--19th century
Genre / Form
Proclamations
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1305
Finding Aid Title
Utah Governor proclamation
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:19-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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Ryan Lee
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