Extract from a letter by Mr. D.D. Potts dated “Rocky Mountains, 16 July 1826.” He describes the geography of the area from the Bear River to the Great Salt Lake.
The Frontier Guardian reports that the crops in Utah are good and the crickets have almost entirely disappeared this season. Mormon relations with the California emigrants are good—many have been baptized and are staying in Salt Lake City. Utahans are celebrating the 24th of July this year instead of the Fourth for two reasons: the crops are not ready by the Fourth and the 24th is the day the first pioneers came into the valley.
The Commissioner of Indian Affairs discusses a legal claim by the Uintah and White River Utes against the U.S. Government over the construction of the Uintah National Forest