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Excerpt from Report of Special Commissioners J. W. Powell and F. W. Ingalls: On the Condition of the Ute Indians of Utah; The Pai-Utes of Utah, Northern Arizona, Southern Nevada, and Southeastern California; The Go-Si Utes of Utah and Nevada; The Northwestern Shoshones of Idaho and Utah; And the Western Shoshones of Nevada; And Re
The commission was delayed a number of days by snows that blockaded the railroads over the mountains, but arrived in Salt Lake City early in May.
At that time there was much excitement in the country, consequent on the disastrous con ict with the Modocs.
The commission found that the feelings of the white people inhabiting the territory under consideration were wrought to a high state of resentment, which frequently found vent in indignities on the Indians, while the latter were terrified, and many of them had ed to the mountains for refuge.
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