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Edward Partridge, History, Manuscript, circa 1839

words had the administering of the laws in their own hands and could they have found the law broken even in a single instance who does not know that they would have put it in force, and thereby substantiated their charges, against the saints, which they never did, in preference to taking unlawful measures against them. The following remarkable sentence is near the close of their famous declaration “We, therefore, agree, that after timely warning, & receiving an adequate compensation for what little property they cannot take with them, they refuse to leave us in peace, as they found us, we agree to use such means as may be sufficient to remove them: and to that end we each pledge to each other our bodily powers, our lives, fortunes, and sacred honors.” The 20th of July was the day set for the people to come together and commence their work of destruction— Accordingly they met to the number of 3 or 400 a committee of 13 of the mob requested an interview with some of the principal elders of the church— 6 were soon called together who met the mob committee. They demanded of our people to have the printing office

JS revelations, dated 20 July and 1 Aug. 1831, directed establishment of LDS church’s first printing office in Independence, Missouri. Dedicated by Bishop Edward Partridge, 29 May 1832. Located on Lot 76, on Liberty Street just south of courthouse square....

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and indeed all other mechanic’s shops together with Sidney Gilbert

28 Dec. 1789–29 June 1834. Merchant. Born at New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Eli Gilbert and Lydia Hemingway. Moved to Huntington, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; to Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan Territory, by Sept. 1818; to Painesville, Geauga Co...

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& Newel K. Whitney

3/5 Feb. 1795–23 Sept. 1850. Trader, merchant. Born at Marlborough, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of Samuel Whitney and Susanna Kimball. Moved to Fairfield, Herkimer Co., New York, 1803. Merchant at Plattsburg, Clinton Co., New York, 1814. Mercantile clerk for...

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’s (store

JS revelation, dated 20 July 1831, directed A. Sidney Gilbert, Newel K. Whitney’s Ohio business partner, to establish store in Independence. Gilbert first purchased vacated log courthouse, located on lot 59 at intersection of Lynn and Lexington Streets, to...

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) closed forthwith and the society to agree to leave the 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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immediately. Our elders asked 3 months for consideration which being refused they asked for 10 days when they were informed that 15 minutes were the most that could be granted, being driven to the necessity of giving an immediate answer they said that they could not consent to their demands upon which one of the mob observed, as he left the room, that he was sorry for now the work of destruction would commence immediately In a short time hundreds of the mob gathered around the printing office

JS revelations, dated 20 July and 1 Aug. 1831, directed establishment of LDS church’s first printing office in Independence, Missouri. Dedicated by Bishop Edward Partridge, 29 May 1832. Located on Lot 76, on Liberty Street just south of courthouse square....

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(which was a two story brick building) which they soon threw down— The press was thrown from the loft & The , book work, paper, type, aparatus &.c. scattered around.— After destroying the printing establishment they proceeded to Gilbert

28 Dec. 1789–29 June 1834. Merchant. Born at New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Eli Gilbert and Lydia Hemingway. Moved to Huntington, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; to Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan Territory, by Sept. 1818; to Painesville, Geauga Co...

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s store

JS revelation, dated 20 July 1831, directed A. Sidney Gilbert, Newel K. Whitney’s Ohio business partner, to establish store in Independence. Gilbert first purchased vacated log courthouse, located on lot 59 at intersection of Lynn and Lexington Streets, to...

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for the same purpose [p. [3]]
words had the administering of the laws in their  own hands and could they have found the law  broken <even in a single instance> who does not know that they would <have> put the  law <it> in force, and thereby substantiated their charges,  <against the saints,> which they never did, in preference to taking unlawful  measures against them. The following strange <remarkable> sentence  is near the close of their famous declaration “We,  therefore, agree, that after timely warning, & receiving  an adequate compensation for what little property they  cannot take with them, they refuse to leave us in peace, as  they found us, we agree to use such means as may be  sufficient to remove them: and to that end we each  pledge to each other our bodily powers, our lives, fortunes,  and sacred honors.” The 20th of July was the day set  for the people to come together and commence their work of  destruction— Accordingly they met to the number of 3 or 400  They chose a committee a committee of 13 of the mob was sent <dema>  requested an interview with some of  the principal elders of the church— 6 were soon called  together who met the mob committee. They demanded of  our people to have the printing office

JS revelations, dated 20 July and 1 Aug. 1831, directed establishment of LDS church’s first printing office in Independence, Missouri. Dedicated by Bishop Edward Partridge, 29 May 1832. Located on Lot 76, on Liberty Street just south of courthouse square....

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and indeed all  other mechanic’s shops <together with [Sidney] Gilbert

28 Dec. 1789–29 June 1834. Merchant. Born at New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Eli Gilbert and Lydia Hemingway. Moved to Huntington, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; to Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan Territory, by Sept. 1818; to Painesville, Geauga Co...

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& [Newel K.] Whitney

3/5 Feb. 1795–23 Sept. 1850. Trader, merchant. Born at Marlborough, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of Samuel Whitney and Susanna Kimball. Moved to Fairfield, Herkimer Co., New York, 1803. Merchant at Plattsburg, Clinton Co., New York, 1814. Mercantile clerk for...

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’s (store

JS revelation, dated 20 July 1831, directed A. Sidney Gilbert, Newel K. Whitney’s Ohio business partner, to establish store in Independence. Gilbert first purchased vacated log courthouse, located on lot 59 at intersection of Lynn and Lexington Streets, to...

More Info
)> closed forthwith and the  society to agree to leave the 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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immediately. Our elders  <asked> 3 months for consideration which being refused they asked for  10 days when they were informed that 15 minutes was <were> the  most that could be granted, being driven to the necessity  of giving an immediate answer they said that they  could not agree <consent> to their proposals <demands> upon which one of the  mob observed, as he left the room, that he was sorry for  <now> the work of destruction would commence immediately  In a short time hundreds of the mob gathered around the  printing office

JS revelations, dated 20 July and 1 Aug. 1831, directed establishment of LDS church’s first printing office in Independence, Missouri. Dedicated by Bishop Edward Partridge, 29 May 1832. Located on Lot 76, on Liberty Street just south of courthouse square....

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(which was a two story brick building) which  they soon threw down— <The press was thrown from the loft &> The press, book work, paper, type,  aparatus &.c. scattered around.— After destroying the printing  establishment they proceeded to Gilbert

28 Dec. 1789–29 June 1834. Merchant. Born at New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Eli Gilbert and Lydia Hemingway. Moved to Huntington, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; to Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan Territory, by Sept. 1818; to Painesville, Geauga Co...

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s store

JS revelation, dated 20 July 1831, directed A. Sidney Gilbert, Newel K. Whitney’s Ohio business partner, to establish store in Independence. Gilbert first purchased vacated log courthouse, located on lot 59 at intersection of Lynn and Lexington Streets, to...

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for the same purpose [p. [3]]
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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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