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r remained in it any Government, except the Mormon despotism of Brigham Young. This being the condition of affairs, the President had no altrnor (Cumming) and other Federal officers, to take the place of Governor Young and of those who had been compelled to leave the Territory. Toexecution of the laws. There was much reason to believe that Governor Young had long desired and intended to render himself independent. Hning the authority of the law, but this hope has now vanished. Governor Young has, by proclamation, declared his determination to maintain hie necessity for a prompt movement to put down the resistance of Brigham Young to the execution of the laws, and to prevent the consequences on my last annual message, I appointed a new Governor instead of Brigham Young, and other Federal officers to take the place of those who, coneasures is now demonstrated. On the 15th of September, 1857, Governor Young issued his proclamation, in the style of an independent soverei