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Peterson, Joseph to the High Council of the Weber Stake

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05756.084 Author/Creator: Peterson, Joseph Place Written: Ogden, Utah Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 March 1893 Pagination: 1 p. ; 15.1 x 18.3 cm.

Asking for a rehearing of his case against Richard Ballantyne because of false testimony and to give new evidence.

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