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Edward Partridge, History, Manuscript, circa 1839

committee who was to request the Saints to appoint a committee to meet them at Liberty

Located in western Missouri, thirteen miles north of Independence. Settled 1820. Clay Co. seat, 1822. Incorporated as town, May 1829. Following expulsion from Jackson Co., 1833, many Latter-day Saints found refuge in Clay Co., with church leaders and other...

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The committees met agreeable to appointment when a proposition was made by the Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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committee to the other something to this effect that whereas the people of Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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had kindly received the saints in their distress when it was expected that they would soon return to Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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and not think of making Clay Co.

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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a permanent home and whereas the prospect of returning to Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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was small at that present time and that a portion of the citizen of Clay Co.

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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were dissatisfied to have them stay where they were any longer therefore they the committee in behalf requested that they the saints should look themselves out a new place of location either in some unsettled part of the state

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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or otherwise go out of the State

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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as suited them best. The committee disclaimed all right to request any such thing: they said that the saints had just as good a right there as they had but they thought that considering the opposition that there was to them there it would be better for them to go where they could be more by themselves & even recommend their gathering to gether which was the very thing they wanted they said they that if they would consent to go they would send a committee with them who were acquainted with the country and would pilot them in looking out a location However A location had already been searched out and about 1600 acres of land purchased and they were willing and even making preperations some of them to move there soon consequently the committee on the part of the church consented to the propositions made to them and all parted with apparant good feeling Soon afterwards 3 on the part of the church & 2 pilots started to seek a location they traveled a number of days about the new settlements towards the N.W. corner of the State

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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they finally concluded that the place previously pitched upon Now Caldwell Co.

Located in northwest Missouri. Settled by whites, by 1831. Described as being “one-third timber and two-thirds prairie” in 1836. Created specifically for Latter-day Saints by Missouri state legislature, 29 Dec. 1836, in attempt to solve “Mormon problem.” ...

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was the place where they would settle there being but a few inhabitants and they generally willing to sell out in a district of country large enough for a Co.
Upon these movements the mob spirit measureably subsided and the saints prepared and moved to their new settlement as fast as their circumstances would permit pleased with the idea of settleing together by themselves
Here is the end of what E. P. [Edward Partridge]

27 Aug. 1793–27 May 1840. Hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., Ohio. Married Lydia Clisbee, 22 Aug. 1819, at Painesville. Initially a Universal Restorationist...

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committee who was to request the Saints to appoint a  committee to meet them on at Liberty

Located in western Missouri, thirteen miles north of Independence. Settled 1820. Clay Co. seat, 1822. Incorporated as town, May 1829. Following expulsion from Jackson Co., 1833, many Latter-day Saints found refuge in Clay Co., with church leaders and other...

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at a certain <given time> day
The committees met agreeable to appointment when  it was proposed <a proposition was made> by the Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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committee to the other <something to this effect> that  whereas the people of Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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had <kindly> received the saints in their  distress when <when> <and at that time> it was expected that they wanted would soon  return to Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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and not think of making Clay Co.

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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a  permanent home and whereas the prospect of returning to  Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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was small at that <present> time and <that> a portion of the citizen  of Clay Co.

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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were dissatisfied to have them stay where they  were any longer therefore they <the committee in behalf> requested that they <the saints> should  look them<selves> out a new place to of location either in some  unsettled part of the state

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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or otherwise go out of the State

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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as suited  them best. The committee disclaimed all right to request any  such thing: they said that the saints had just as good a right  there as they had but that they thought that considering  the opposition that there was to them there it would be better  for them to be <go where they could be> more by themselves <& even recommend their gathering to gether which was the very thing they wanted> <they said> <they> that if they would consent  to go they would send a committee with them who could pilot <were acquainted>  them anywhere with the country and would pilot them in looking  out a location They <However A location> had already looked <been> searched out a location  and purchased about 1600 acres of land <purchased> and <they> were willing and even  making preperations some of them to move away <there> there soon  consequently the committee on the part of the church consented  to the propositions made to them and all parted in <with apparant> good feel ing Soon afterwards 3 on the part of the church & 2 pilots  started to seek a location they traveled a number of days about  the new settlements in <towards> the N.W. corner of the State

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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they finally  concluded that the place previously pitched upon Now Caldwell  Co.

Located in northwest Missouri. Settled by whites, by 1831. Described as being “one-third timber and two-thirds prairie” in 1836. Created specifically for Latter-day Saints by Missouri state legislature, 29 Dec. 1836, in attempt to solve “Mormon problem.” ...

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was the place where they would settle there being but <a> few  inhabitants <and they generally willing to sell out> in a district of country large enough for a Co.
Upon these movements the mob spirit measureably subsided  and the saints prepared and moved to their new settlement  as fast as their circumstances would permit pleased with the  idea of settleing <together> by themselves togeth
Here is the end of what E. P. [Edward Partridge]

27 Aug. 1793–27 May 1840. Hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., Ohio. Married Lydia Clisbee, 22 Aug. 1819, at Painesville. Initially a Universal Restorationist...

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Edward Partridge

27 Aug. 1793–27 May 1840. Hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., Ohio. Married Lydia Clisbee, 22 Aug. 1819, at Painesville. Initially a Universal Restorationist...

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, History, Manuscript, ca. 1839; handwriting of Edward Partridge

27 Aug. 1793–27 May 1840. Hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., Ohio. Married Lydia Clisbee, 22 Aug. 1819, at Painesville. Initially a Universal Restorationist...

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; nineteen pages (several additional leaves missing); CHL.

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