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Letter from B. F. Withers, 28 December 1841

 
Majr. Genl. Joseph Smith
City of Nouvoo

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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Natchez Mi. Dec 28. 41 B. F. Withers
Ans. Febr 8. By Mayor

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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Dec 28. 1841
B. F. Withers to Joseph Smith
 
Majr. Genl. Joseph Smith
City of Nouvoo

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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Illinois
 
25
Natchez Mi. Dec  28. 41 B. F. Withers
Ans. Febr 8. By Mayor

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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Dec 28. 1841
B. F. Withers  to  Joseph Smith
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B. F. Withers, Letter, Natchez, MI, 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, 28 Dec. 1841; presumably handwriting of B. F. Withers; one page; JS Collection, CHL.

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