Series 2235
Governor Young Indian affairs account book

Dates: 1852-1857.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series is a copy of the account book from the Office of Indian Affairs for the years 1852-1857. Brigham Young was simultaneously appointed governor and superintendent of Indian affairs in Utah Territory by President Millard Fillmore. The book entries include date, purchases, voucher number, and amount paid for each individual account.



Research Note

The book is labeled 1852-1868, but entries end in 1857.

Custody History

A photocopy of this book was donated to the Utah State Archives by the Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints which was subsequently filmed and destroyed. The original account book remains in the custody of the LDS Church Archives.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

The series was processed by Wendy Checketts in May 2001.

Indexing Terms

  • Utah. Governor (1850-1857 : Young).
  • Utah. Governor (1857-1861 : Cumming).
  • Utah. Governor (1861-1862 : Fuller).
  • Utah. Governor (1862-1863 : Harding).
  • Utah. Governor (1863-1865 : Doty).

Container List

1 Volume 1; 1852 - 1857

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