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Letter from Sidney Rigdon, 3 April 1840

at Vermont

Area served as early thoroughfare for traveling Indian tribes. French explored area, 1609, and erected fort on island in Lake Champlain, 1666. First settled by Massachusetts emigrants, 1724. Became free and independent state, 15 Jan. 1777; admitted to U.S...

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, he is well. You may also say to them that the prospect of my speedy restoration to health, is flattering at present; and that I will be there, as soon as I think my health sufficient for the journey. I expect to return to Phild.

Port city founded as Quaker settlement by William Penn, 1681. Site of signing of Declaration of Independence and drafting of U.S. Constitution. Nation’s capital city, 1790–1800. Population in 1830 about 170,000; in 1840 about 260,000; and in 1850 about 410...

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week after next, and will not tarry one day longer that I think my health requires.
My company is all gone, & am entirely alone; but it is all right, there is no blame, I should have been very glad to have been at the Conference; but as I cannot, I repine not.
Beleive me Your br. in the hope of eternal life as ever
Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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Elder J. Smith jr. [p. 127]
at Vermont

Area served as early thoroughfare for traveling Indian tribes. French explored area, 1609, and erected fort on island in Lake Champlain, 1666. First settled by Massachusetts emigrants, 1724. Became free and independent state, 15 Jan. 1777; admitted to U.S...

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, he is well. You may also say to them  that the prospect of my speedy restoration to health,  is flattering at present; and that I will be there,  as soon as I think my health sufficient for the  journey. I expect to return to Phild.

Port city founded as Quaker settlement by William Penn, 1681. Site of signing of Declaration of Independence and drafting of U.S. Constitution. Nation’s capital city, 1790–1800. Population in 1830 about 170,000; in 1840 about 260,000; and in 1850 about 410...

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week after  next, and will not tarry one day longer that I  think my health requires.
My company is all gone, &  am entirely alone; but it is all right, there is no  blame, I should have been very glad to have  been at the Conference; but as I cannot, I repine  not.
Beleive me Your br. in the hope of eternal  life as ever
Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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Elder J. Smith jr. [p. 127]
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Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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, letter, NJ, to JS, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, 3 Apr. 1840; handwriting of Howard Coray

6 May 1817–16 Jan. 1908. Bookkeeper, clerk, teacher, farmer. Born in Dansville, Steuben Co., New York. Son of Silas Coray and Mary Stephens. Moved to Providence, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, ca. 1827; to Williams, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, by 1830; and...

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; in JS Letterbook 2, pp. 125–127; JS Collection, CHL.

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