THE TERRITORY OF UTAH.
In reply to a resolution of the House of Repre-sentatives of the 15th ultimo, the PRESIDENT of the United States yesterday transmitted to the House a report from the SECRETARY OF STATE, to whom the resolution was referred, in regard to the Territory of UTAH; its actual condition; whether the due execu-tion of the laws of the United States has been re-sisted or obstructed there; whether there has been any misapplication of the public funds there; and whether the personal rights of our citizens have been in-terfered with in any manner.
The report is accompanied by a letter from Hon. JOHN M. BERNHISEL, Delegate from Utah, to the President, in which Mr. Bernhisel details the circumstances of the organization of the Territory, the arrival there in July last of the officers (except Judge BROCCHUS) not before residing in the Territory, the apparent unanimity and good will subsisting between the officers and the people at large at the date of his leaving the Territory for Wash-ington, (1st September,) and contradicts certain state-ments (supposed to be written by Judge Brocchus) pub-lished in the papers of the United States, respecting the alleged disaffection, fanatical intolerance, and open pro-fanity of the Governor and people of Utah. Mr. BERN-HISEL denies that Governor Young, in his public speech of the 24th of July last, being the anniversary of the Mor-mons' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley, spoke disrespectfully of General Taylor, or indeed spoke of him at all, and argues that therefore the "attack" of Judge Brocchus on the Governor and people in a speech of his on the occasion of addressing them to procure a block of marble for the Washington Monument Society was a "most wanton in-sult " on the people and Governor, and "impolitic in a judicial officer desirous to keep the peace." He also de-nies that at the celebration on the 24th of July last there were any remarks uttered by any one of the ten or twelve orators of the day bearing the "slightest disrespect to-wards the Government of the United States," and asserts that Judge Brocchus (the putative author of the published statement) was not in the Territory till more than three weeks after the said celebration, and therefore could have had no personal knowledge that any disrespect or profan-ity had been uttered.
Next is a letter of the 22d of September from Judge Z. SNOW to the PRESIDENT, accounting for his not joining Judges Brandenbury and Brocchus and Secretary Harris in their return to the United States.
Next is a letter from Gov. Brigham Young, announcing the act of the Territorial Legislature in its appointment of Judge Snow over all the courts of the Territory, and of his own (Gov. Young's) temporary appointment of Dr. Willard Richards to the place of the retired Secretary of the Territory, Mr. B. D. Harris.
Next is a detailed report of Messrs. Brandenbury and Brocchus and Harris, giving their reasons for withdrawing from the Territory and the official duties they had under-taken therein. This report reiterates the charges against the Governor and people of Utah as set forth in the state-ment first referred to by Mr. Bernhisel, and by him con-troverted.
Next is a letter from Secretary Harris to Mr. Webster, enclosing documents relative to his refusal to recognise the Legislative Council and House of Representatives as legally elected and constituted bodies.
Next is a letter of Mr. Bernhisel to the President of the United States, making his "prompt, unqualified, and per-emptory negative of the truth" of the charges brought against the Governor and Council of Utah by the retired officers.
Then follows a letter from Gov. Brigham Young, vindi-cating himself and the Legislature of Utah, and complain-ing of the failure of the two judges and secretary to per-form their duties.
And, lastly, a memorial to the President of the United States from the members of the Legislature, substantially the same as the preceding, and praying the appointment of officers in place of the retired functionaries.
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