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By Dale Gibson; Lee Gibson; Cameron Harvey

The aim of this biography is to carry to public realization the significance of the contributions made through Enos Stutsman, an American, to the heritage of the province and the Northwest in general. It additionally makes an attempt to provoke and entertain the reader by means of highlighting Stutsman's own features.

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6 The territory for which he was responsible was huge (originally Idaho, Dakota and Montana, though soon reduced to Dakota and, eventually, Minnesota7), and he thought he could administer it from Yankton. However, his visit8 to Pembina that summer stretched into a permanent residency. 9 While it is true that he spoke and wrote enthusiastically about the area, his primary reason for staying in Pembina was more likely the fact that most of his duties involved activities occurring at or near the border.

The governor ordered the posting of an officer and twenty men from the Dakota Cavalry at the legislature. This enraged many members, including Enos Stutsman. A member of the Legislature who was present at the time has described the scene: As we enter the room, our attention is attracted to the little chubby, good-looking man on our left, who is making a somewhat stirring speech touching the action of Governor Jayne and Speaker Pinney, in stationing an armed force in the hall of the House of Representatives.

Prompt attention given to the selection of choice land claims in Southern Dakota; attend to the interest of Settlers and Pre-emptors in the Yancton (sic) Land District; Land Warrants and Scrip bought and sold at current rates; attend to the sale and purchase of claims and Town Lots; and Land Warrants furnished on time to settlers, on reasonable terms. 26 Such activities were not necessarily incompatible with his duties as an officer of the Todd company; he probably led many potential purchasers to company land.

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