“Later from Salt Lake,” New York Daily Times, 25 July 1857, 1.
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The Salt Lake mail, with dates to the 2d inst., arrived at Leavenworth on the 19th.The Territory was in a peaceable condition, and general prosperity prevailed. Rumors of the expedition fitting out by the Government had reached Utah, but attracted little attention. The emigrant trains were progressing rapidly. Grass was abundant on the plains. The Indians were friendly. Public charges of official dishonesty had been made against Surveyor General BURR, and the sworn statements of his assistants were published, accusing him of reporting to the Government, and pocketing the money when the work had never been done; of withholding the pay of his assistants, and appropriating it to himself, and of neglecting to mark the surveys, and then reporting to the United States Government that the posts had been removed by the Mormons, together with other serious misdemeanors.