Letter from Wyoming Territorial Governor Francis E. Warren to the Commanding Officer, Camp Pilot Butte, Rock Springs, Wyoming, August 5, 1886
Transcription: I am in receipt of the following telegram from the Hon. Secretary of State: Honorable the Governor of Wyoming Territory, Cheyenne, Wyo. - Chinese Consul General, San Francisco, send Chong Pang Chung, interpreter of consulate, and Yew Che Chi, attache of Chinese Legation to Rock Springs to relieve Chinese sufferers there. Chinese minister solicits kind reception by territorial authorities and due protection in their mission [signed by U.S. Secretary of State T.F. Bayard]. Will you kindly inform me if the parties named in telegram have arrived in Rock Springs? If not there I will be glad if you will telegram me immediately on their arrival.