What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
affairs American anti-Mormon Apostles appointed army arrived authority bill Brigham Young California called Camp Douglas Cannon Captain charge Chief Justice citizens civil Colfax Colonel command committee Congress Connor Constitution council court Delegate Deseret district duty Elder election emigrants faith Federal Gentile George George Q Government Governor Cumming Governor Young grand hands honor Hooper House hundred Indians indictment institutions John Judge McKean jury Kimball land leaders Legislature Lot Smith March marshal Mayor meeting ment miles military militia Mormon Battalion Mormon Church nation Nauvoo Nauvoo Legion officers organized Orson Hyde Orson Pratt Pacific party passed peace persons pioneers political polygamy present President Young Prophet railroad religious respectfully Saints Salt Lake City Senate sent settlements Smith Snow Tabernacle Territory of Utah theatre thousand tion troops United Utah Territory valley vote wagons Walker Brothers Willard Richards Zion
Page 44 - O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God!
Page 454 - And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone; for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought; but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 511 - And when the territory becomes a part of the United States, the Federal Government enters into possession in the character impressed upon it by those who created it. It enters upon it with its powers over the citizen strictly defined, and limited by the Constitution, from which it derives its own existence, and by virtue of which alone it continues to exist and act as a government and sovereignty.
Page 26 - You shall have your battalion at once, if it has to be a class of elders," said one, himself a ruling elder. A central "mass meeting" for council, some harangues at the more remotely scattered camps, an American flag brought out from the storehouse of things rescued, and hoisted to the top of a tree mast — and, in three days, the force was reported, mustered, organized, and ready to march.
Page 445 - I charge you, before God and his blessed angels, that you follow me no farther than you have seen me follow the Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 533 - Courts are bound to take notice of the political and social condition of the country which they judicially rule. In this State the larger part of the territory consists of mineral lands, nearly the whole of which are the property of the public. No right or intent of disposition of these lands has been shown either by the United States or the State...
Page 211 - ... for the purpose of quelling disturbances in the Territory of Utah, for the protection of supply and emigrant trains, and the suppression of Indian hostilities on the frontiers.
Page 494 - An act to suppress insurrection, to punish treason and rebellion, to seize and confiscate the property of rebels, and for other purposes," approved July 17, 1862, and which sections are in the words and figures following: "SEC.
Page 4 - I prophesied that the Saints would continue to suffer much affliction and would be driven to the Rocky Mountains, many would apostatize, others would be put to death by our persecutors, or lose their lives in consequence of exposure or disease; and some of you will live to go and assist in making settlements and build cities and see the Saints become a mighty people in the midst of the Rocky Mountains...