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John Steele, one of the original L.D.S.
missionaries, secured a mail grant for the
Las Vegas Mission. Documents to establish
the post office, and, appointing William
Bringhurst Postmaster, were brought brought from
Salt Lake City by Benjamin H. Hulse, January
10, 1856. This office was continued until the
mission was abandoned in 1857. Mr. Steele
acted as Postmaster under President Bringhurst.

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