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Letter from Edward Hunter, 27 October 1841

West Nantmeal Chester Co Pa Octr 27th 1841
Beld. Brother
The power of attorney that Margaret Smith gave me could not be recorded in consequence of not being sanctioned by the Judge or Governor

18 July 1789–14 Feb. 1852. Ferry owner, farmer, sheriff, politician. Born in Fayette Co., Kentucky. Son of Thomas Carlin and Elizabeth Evans. Baptist. Moved to Missouri, by 1803. Moved to Illinois, by 1812. Served in War of 1812. Married Rebecca Hewitt, 13...

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of the state of Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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, or Mr Guest would have had part of it, he said If I would present a power according to law he would trye to pay part of it as soon as he could collect it (Brother Potter will state the situation more full & further explane it) I have purchased good & they are packed up in boxes and marked, 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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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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Ila,. I got a bill of drye goods of Fitzgearld, Fry & Co. amounting to D 1987 .17 Shoes. Caps Boots & Baskets of D 395.81/100, Stationair 14.16/100 Silks D 36.72/100 and I gave Ephraim Potter One hundred Dollars to pay for conveying the goods & expenses, I paid near Eleven hundred Dollars which I borrowed (for the goods) There is a perposial which I wish to make to you if you think proper, that is to take those goods to pay the Eleven hundred Dollars I owe you, and to answer the first payment on Chancey Robinsons [Chauncey Robison’s]

27 Mar. 1805–4 Nov. 1891. Clerk, postmaster, farmer. Born in Oneida Co., New York. Son of Charles Robison and Jerusha Rebecca Kellogg. Moved to Hancock Co., Illinois, 1829. Registrar in land office in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois. Moved to Carthage, Hancock...

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, Woodland of 104 acs & land & 160 Acres East of 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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. ½ mil, & [Hugh] Mc Fall

Ca. 1798–after 1860. Carpenter. Born in Pennsylvania. Married Elizabeth. Moved to Ohio, by 1834. Moved to Illinois, by 1839. Lived at Hancock Co., Illinois, 1840. Appointed adjutant general in Nauvoo Legion, 9 Mar. 1841. Member of Nauvoo City Council, 1841...

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s 40 Acrs of Wos if you think it proper, perhaps Mr Robinson

27 Mar. 1805–4 Nov. 1891. Clerk, postmaster, farmer. Born in Oneida Co., New York. Son of Charles Robison and Jerusha Rebecca Kellogg. Moved to Hancock Co., Illinois, 1829. Registrar in land office in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois. Moved to Carthage, Hancock...

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& Mc.Fall

Ca. 1798–after 1860. Carpenter. Born in Pennsylvania. Married Elizabeth. Moved to Ohio, by 1834. Moved to Illinois, by 1839. Lived at Hancock Co., Illinois, 1840. Appointed adjutant general in Nauvoo Legion, 9 Mar. 1841. Member of Nauvoo City Council, 1841...

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will take something less than they asked, do as you thing [think] proper & I will be satisfyed— Brother Henry Buckwalter wishes to take a Steam Enjine to 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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for a flour mill & I would wish to erect a steam Sawmill if I sell my Farms, we wish to have your opinion on that subject— we got home verry well but cost something more than we expected we saw a fine county— our family’s were well, [p. [1]]
West Nantmeal Chester Co Pa Octr 27th <1841>
Beld. Brother
The power of attorney that Margaret  Smith gave me could not be recorded in consequence  of not being sanctioned by the Judge <or Governor

18 July 1789–14 Feb. 1852. Ferry owner, farmer, sheriff, politician. Born in Fayette Co., Kentucky. Son of Thomas Carlin and Elizabeth Evans. Baptist. Moved to Missouri, by 1803. Moved to Illinois, by 1812. Served in War of 1812. Married Rebecca Hewitt, 13...

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> of the state of  Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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, or Mr Guest would have had part of it, he  said If I would present a power according to law he  would trye to pay part of it as soon as he could collect  it (Brother Potter will state the situation more full <& further explane it>)  I have purchased good & they are packed up in boxes  and marked, N[ewel] 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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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...

More Info
Ila,. I got a bill  of drye goods of Fitzgearld, Fry & Co. amounting to <D> 1987 .17 ◊◊  Shoes. Caps Boots & Baskets of <D> 395.81/100, Stationair 14.16/100 Silks  <D> 36.72/100 and I gave Ephra[i]m Potter One hundred Dollars  to pay for conveying the goods & expenses, I paid near  Eleven hundred Dollars which I borrowed (for the goods)  There is a perposial which I wish to make to you if you  think proper, that is to take those goods to pay the  Eleven hundred Dollars I owe you, and to answer the  first payment on Chancey Robinsons [Chauncey Robison’s]

27 Mar. 1805–4 Nov. 1891. Clerk, postmaster, farmer. Born in Oneida Co., New York. Son of Charles Robison and Jerusha Rebecca Kellogg. Moved to Hancock Co., Illinois, 1829. Registrar in land office in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois. Moved to Carthage, Hancock...

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, Woodland of 104 acs & land  & 160 Acres East of 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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. ½ mil, & [Hugh] Mc Fall

Ca. 1798–after 1860. Carpenter. Born in Pennsylvania. Married Elizabeth. Moved to Ohio, by 1834. Moved to Illinois, by 1839. Lived at Hancock Co., Illinois, 1840. Appointed adjutant general in Nauvoo Legion, 9 Mar. 1841. Member of Nauvoo City Council, 1841...

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s 40 Acrs of Wos  if you think it proper, perhaps Mr Robinson

27 Mar. 1805–4 Nov. 1891. Clerk, postmaster, farmer. Born in Oneida Co., New York. Son of Charles Robison and Jerusha Rebecca Kellogg. Moved to Hancock Co., Illinois, 1829. Registrar in land office in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois. Moved to Carthage, Hancock...

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& Mc.Fall

Ca. 1798–after 1860. Carpenter. Born in Pennsylvania. Married Elizabeth. Moved to Ohio, by 1834. Moved to Illinois, by 1839. Lived at Hancock Co., Illinois, 1840. Appointed adjutant general in Nauvoo Legion, 9 Mar. 1841. Member of Nauvoo City Council, 1841...

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 will take something less <than they asked>, do as you thing [think] proper &  I will be satisfyed— Brother Henry Buckwalter wishes  to take a Steam Enjine <to 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...

More Info
> for a flour mill & I would  wish to erect a steam Sawmill if I sell my Farms, we  wish to have your opinion on that subject— we got  home verry well but cost something more than we  expected we saw a fine county— our family’s were well, [p. [1]]
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Edward Hunter

22 June 1793–16 Oct. 1883. Farmer, currier, surveyor, merchant. Born at Newtown Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Edward Hunter and Hannah Maris. Volunteer cavalryman in Delaware Co. militia, 1822–1829. Served as Delaware Co. commissioner. Moved...

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, Letter, West Nantmeal, PA, 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, 27 Oct. 1841; handwriting of Edward Hunter

22 June 1793–16 Oct. 1883. Farmer, currier, surveyor, merchant. Born at Newtown Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Edward Hunter and Hannah Maris. Volunteer cavalryman in Delaware Co. militia, 1822–1829. Served as Delaware Co. commissioner. Moved...

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