Daniel H. Wells reports on aftermath of conflict.

Feb 1850
Daniel H. Wells

Daniel H. Wells, Letter to Brigham Young, n.d., (likely February 1850), Territorial Militia Records, Utah State Archives

Brigham Young, Daniel H. Wells, Andrew L. Lamoreaux
Brigham Young

The foregoing is a copy of the orders published this morning which will explain in brief our intentions at present. On yesterday in accordance with our arrangements we proceeded to thoroughly reconniter and explore those mountains on the East of Utah Lake it appears that the remainder of the Indians have left the mountains and gone in an easterly direction towards Summit Creek which we intend to explore on our return with Capt. Grants copy if we meet with no detention we shall arrive at our encampment on Spanish Fork to night and at fort Utah tomorrow and as soon as e can bring these Indians in Rocky Canon to a ______ return to our house. We purpose leaving a small force at the fort until further instructions Capt. Lamoreaux succeeded in destroying the Indians that were found on the Petetneet none of his men receiving any injury the Indians are [getting badly] used up and badly frighten. and we think they will be willing to behave themselves hereafter at least we hope so we have neither time nor paper to make further report at present, we remain your friend as ever Daniel H. Wells Maj Gen

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