Yankton, Dakota Territory: Geo. W. Kingsbury, 1868. Original printed and bright orange wrappers [separated from text, some inner margin wear]. Stitched. 14, [2 blanks] pp. A persistent stain at blank inner margins, else Very Good.
A scarce, interesting Dakota imprint. Governor Faulk discusses the "organization of Wyoming" into a separate Territory; hopes that the "many turbulent and lawless individuals, who were, practically, beyond the control of civil law," will be suppressed by lawful authorities; and that law-abiding citizens will no longer need to rely on Vigilance Committees.
He reviews the delicate relations with neighboring Indian tribes. "It is not the policy of the Government to pen the friendly Indians up on Reservations." But Union County citizens are concerned about the Santee, who are suspected of complicity in a recent Minnesota massacre.
121 Eberstadt 391. Allen 58. Item #27330