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GENERAL ORDERES,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF ARIZONA, No. 11.

Mesilla, N. Mex., September 16, 1863.

I. The headquarters of the District of Arizona with the offices of the chiefs of the various staff departments are now located at Messilla, N. Mex.

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By order of Brigadier General Joseph R. West:

JOSEPH F. BENNETT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SACRAMENTO, September 17, 1863-12. 30 p. m.

Colonel R. C. DRUM:

I send you the following dispatch received this day:

WEAVERVILLE, September 16, 1863-11:30 a. m.

Governor L. STANFORD:

Property is being destroyed to a large amount, men being murdered and driven from their homes by the Indians on Trinity River. Nine have been killed within two days. Can we not get order by telegraph from General Wright to Colonel Whipple to station Trinity County Mountaineers in this county? It is important that something be done immediately.

JNO. P. JONES.

JAS. McCAIN & CO.

JOHN MARTIN.

GREENWHOOD & NEWBAUER.

E. NEBLETT.

DAVID HINES.

W. W. TENNIN & CO.

LELAND STANFORD.

SAN FRANCISCO, September 17, 1863.

(Via Weaverville, Cal.)

Colonel WHIPPLE,

Commanidng Humboldt District, Fort Humboldt:

Send immediately a force to protect persons and property in Trinity County from Indians.

By order:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SALT LAKE, September 17, 1863.

Colonel R. C. DRUM:

Major Gallagher's command arrived his morning in fine order: 241 votes cast in the command; every one for the Union ticket.

P. E. CONNOR,

Brigadier-General.

SACRAMENTO, September 18, 1863-1 p. m.

Colonel DRUM:

What relief can you furnish to the inhabitants on Trinity River?

LELAND STANFORD,

Governor of California.