Title:George Hampton Crosman letters to W.A. Gordon: Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, 1858-1860
Letters to W.A. Gordon
Creator/Contributor:Crosman, George Hampton, 1798-1882, creator
Creator/Contributor:Gordon, William A.
Creator/Contributor:Dickinson, John H., correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Waite, Carlos Adolphus, 1800-1866, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Cumming, Alfred, 1802-1873
Creator/Contributor:Cradlebaugh, John, 1819-1872
Written while a member of the U.S. military expedition into Utah Territory. Two letters, from John H. Dickinson and Carlos
A. Waite, stationed at Camp Scott and Camp Floyd respectively, also addressed to Gordon, included. Comment on reaction of
the Mormons to the troops, U.S. policy toward the Mormons, trial of participants in the Mountain Meadows massacre, etc. With
these: printed proclamation by Alfred Cumming, governor, Utah Territory, Mar. 27, 1859, protesting against presence of troops
around Provo; and copy of remarks delivered by Judge John Cradlebaugh, Mar. 30, 1859, in reply to the proclamation.
Subject:Crosman, George Hampton -- 1798-1882 -- Archives
Mormons -- Utah
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857
Utah -- History -- Sources
George Hampton Crosman letters to W.A. Gordon, BANC MSS 68/49 p, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Printed proclamation transferred to the Book Collections of The Bancroft Library. (Cataloged as: pfF827.U56).
6 letters in 1 portfolio.
BANC MSS 68/49 p