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Letter : to Benjamin Stanton, 1860 Mar 24.

Author: Samuel Cooper; John B Floyd; United States. War Department.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript   Book : English
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ALS written by John B. Floyd, Secretary of War, to Benjamin Stanton, Chairman, Committee on Military Affairs, United States House of Representatives. Floyd's letter transmits an ALS written to him from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper, replying to the Committee's inquiry on the existence of Indian hostilities in Utah Territory in 1853. Cooper's letter, dated at Washington, Mar 19, 1860, briefly reports that the only  Read more...
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Named Person: John B Floyd; J W Gunnison; Benjamin Stanton; John B Floyd; J W Gunnison; Benjamin Stanton
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Cooper; John B Floyd; United States. War Department.
OCLC Number: 702150304
Description: 1 item (3 pages) ; 25 cm

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ALS written by John B. Floyd, Secretary of War, to Benjamin Stanton, Chairman, Committee on Military Affairs, United States House of Representatives. Floyd's letter transmits an ALS written to him from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper, replying to the Committee's inquiry on the existence of Indian hostilities in Utah Territory in 1853. Cooper's letter, dated at Washington, Mar 19, 1860, briefly reports that the only incident recorded was the killing of Captain J.W. Gunnison and members of his exploring party by Indians on Oct 26, 1853. The letter refers to an appended official account of the incident, which is not present.

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