First edition. 37th Congress, 2d Session. House of Representatives. Ex. Doc No. 29. 9" x 5 3/4" in hardcover binder, title stamped in gold gilt on the front cover, 124 pp. This rare government report reviews in detail Brigham Young's accounts as Indian commissioner in Utah from 1856 to 1861. This includes the period of the Utah War, when Young was in the unusual position of being an agent of the U.S. government while at war with it. Document is an examination and report of the accounts of Brigham Young, for disbursements alleged to have been made by him on account of the Indian service in Utah Territory. A fine, bright copy.
Inventory Number: 40205