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d the completion of the temple at Nauvoo; and Brigham finished it after a fashion. In the mean tim Saints, p. 275. President Fillmore appointed Brigham on the recommendation of Colonel Thomas L. Kaod English ; or, in other words, by Mormons. Brigham's comment was: There was Almon W. Babbitt. He a fool. This unrelenting vindictiveness of Brigham seems the worst feature of his character. e comitatus in the execution of the laws. Brigham is said to have received this news on the 24tcan hinder it, until the Lord Almighty says, Brigham, you need not be Governor any longer. Whe increased by war speeches from the leaders. Brigham broke into the following strain of denunciatiame meeting of September 16th, Heber Kimball, Brigham's first councilor, abject sycophant, and a bl computed at about 35,000 or 40,000. When Brigham looked up at his Alpine walls and their wardeigham Young, and was always protected by him. Brigham's word was law in church and state, and such [4 more...]
ters detailing the circumstances. rescue of the army. arrival at Bridger. the tests of soldiership. in winter-quarters. Fort Bridger. Major Porter's diary. Brigham's Salt embassy. Ornithology. conflicting Policies. Colonel Kane the diplomatist. senatorial criticism on General Johnston. trouble with Governor Cumming. an with power to declare a general amnesty for all offenses, etc., soon led to a semblance of peace. In all their deliberations for the settlement of troubles with Brigham, General Johnston was fully consulted, and the decisions were generally founded on his counsel. General Johnston,. feeling that any check or delay to the army afeen satisfactorily explained. The commissioners from the President arrived in camp June 2d, and in Salt Lake City on the 7th. They accepted the submission of Brigham and the Mormons, and issued the President's proclamation of pardon. The army, having received its reinforcements and supplies, advanced June 13th, and arrived wi
y of Utah was, for the most part, withdrawn from the Territory, and the Saints were left to their own devices. As soon as the pressure of the troops was removed, the voice of the Prophet resumed its earlier tone of truculent defiance, blackguardism, and blasphemy. The following from an officer at Camp Floyd, August 11, 1860, gives the changed aspect of affairs: The same game has commenced on the part of the Mormons that was played before the army came here as regards the Gentiles. Brigham preached a very inflammatory sermon last Sunday. He cursed the Government, the President, and the Gentiles. He said he would wipe them all-every one-out, d-n them! that he would let the Government know that he was still here; that he would send every Gentile to hell with wooden legs, and that they had better be supplying themselves now while lumber was cheap. With the further history of events in Utah this memoir has no concern, and hence it may be dismissed with the remark that the