ST. LOUIS, Friday, Aug. 27.
The Salt Lake correspondent of the Republican says that DAVID A. BURR, son of Surveyor General BURR, was in the city, and had succeeded in getting CHARLES W. MOOELER, formerly clerk in the Survey-or General's office, to file an affidavit denying the truth of his former affidavit sustaining the charges against General BURR.
The Indians are more hostile now than at any time since the Territory was first settled. Nearly all the tribes are committing depredations. A number of settlers have been killed, and several bands of horses have been run off. As yet the troops have made no effort to protect the settlers.
The soldiers received their pay the latter part of July, after which a large number deserted, taking some mules and citizens clothing from the camp.
Cedar Valley is said to be a poor place for winter quarters, and General JOHNSTON is making prepara-tions to send some of his animals to other valleys. Governor CUMMING still retains the confidence of the community, and thus far his acts and policy give general satisfaction.
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