Plenty of Provisions ac Camp Scott—Safety of Capt. Marcy’s Command—Trade with the Valley, &c.
ST. LOUIS, Monday, June 21.
A dispatch, dated Leavenworth the 18th inst. per United States express to Booneville, says that porters arrived in this city last night, en route to Inde-pendence, with Camp Scott dispatches to May 22.
The carriers report the roads better there, and at Laramie very heavy and much cut by the trains.
The mail came as far as Laramie under an escort of Infantry provided by Col. JOHNSTON.
The news from Utah has been anticipated.
GEN. HARNEY was met yesterday forty miles hence. Private advices from the army to May 28 mention the arrival of Lieut. ARMSTRONG at Camp Scott with seventy-five head of cattle.
Captain KANE, with two hundred head of cattle, was three days' march from Camp Scott.
The bearer of a letter from an officer high in com-mand, expressed the conviction that the troops would not be employed against the Mormons.
The Leavenworth Tunes of this morning contains a letter from Fort Bridger, dated May 21st, which says that BRIGHAM YOUNG'S principal Mormon Elders had consented to deliver themselves into the custody of the United States Marshal, to await trial, provided they were tried by a Jury in no way connected with the army.
A party of Mormons had arrived at Camp Scott in a half-starved condition. They belonged to the fac-tion opposed to YOUNG, and represented that the Church was torn by dissensions, and said they wished to return to the United States.
The reception of Col. JOHNSTON'S commission as Brigadier-General caused much satisfaction in the army.
Capt. NEWTON, of the Engineers' Corps, had reached Camp Scott, and reported that a permanent post would be established at Fort Bridger, of which Col. HOFFMAN would take command.
ADVICES RECEIVED IN WASHINGTON.
WASHINGTON, Monday, June 21.
Sufficient intelligence has been received to leave no doubt that Capt. MARCY'S command has reached Camp Scott in safety.
It was the intention of Governor CUMMING, when last heard from, to proceed at once to open a trade with the Valley. Many of the Mormons were under-stood to own more cattle than they were desirous of carrying away, and of which they were anxious to dispose.
The safety and general welfare of the troops at Camp Scott and elsewhere, between that post and the United States, may be reckoned upon with confi-dence. The Mormon troops had been entirely with-drawn from the approaches to Salt Lake, though the people threatened to return if the army advanced be-fore they reaped and carried off the wheat harvest.
Gov. CUMMING says that it may be regarded as safe for emigrants from the United States to proceed to California via Salt Lake City, the road being en-tirely open.
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