Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the Year 1864

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Title Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the Year 1864
Subject Indians of North America; Indian reservations; Federal government; Land use; Whites--Relations with Indians; Railroads; Treaties; Mining; Annuities
Spatial Coverage Fort Duchesne (Utah); Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.); Salt Lake City (Utah)
Keywords Indian Agency; Reservations; Annual Report; Land Rights; Indian; White Relations; Inter-tribal Relations; Mining
Creator Dole, William P., approximately 1818-1889
Description Excerpts concerning Utah from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - Courtesy of the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. The Secretary of the Interior stresses the importance of having "unmolested" access to land in order to construct rail lines and complains of hostilities between Indians and whites. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs discusses access to land, treaty negotiations, and the state of affairs of the nation's Indian agencies. The Commissioner discusses two inter-tribal treaties signed in Utah territory and the possibility of opening reservation lands to white settlement. Various letters from the Utah superintendency/agency outline depredations committed by Indians, the possibility of creating mines, the importance of a timely distribution of annuity payments as a means of avoiding desperation and hostility, and relations between Indians and Mormons
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1864
Type Text
Collection Name Sherratt Library, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah; Palmer, William R. (William Rees), 1877-1960
Language eng
Coverage Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.); Salt Lake City (Utah)
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ID 368487
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=368487
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