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Letter from Edward Hunter, 27 October 1841

we were a little longer geting the goods than I expected, in consequence of borrowing the money, but have settled a correspondane [correspondence] in Phila.

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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which I think will be beneficial if we make our payments punctual they appear to be Honest Men,— Pleas to tell Margaret Smith that I called on John Gest last evening & he appeared more willing to pay & said he was pleased with the words of the power, she gave me & he would pay part of it soon & the remainder as soon as he could with propriety Collect it all the objection was that it had not the Great seal of the State & santioned by the Judges of the Court Mr Potter will explain it, Mr Ivins’s is in Phila

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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, going out 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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tomorrow they have considerable of Merchandize with them
If there is enough to discharge Dr Robert D. Foster

14 Mar. 1811–1 Feb. 1878. Physician, land speculator. Born in Braunston, Northamptonshire, England. Son of John Foster and Jane Knibb. Married Sarah Phinney, 18 July 1837, at Medina Co., Ohio. Baptized into LDS church, before Oct. 1839. Ordained an elder,...

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s Note that is due in the spring that he holds against me after you & C 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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& McFall

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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1st payment, pay him, [Drawing of pointing hand] or if you see proper to expend it in finishing my hous & I will pay Dr

14 Mar. 1811–1 Feb. 1878. Physician, land speculator. Born in Braunston, Northamptonshire, England. Son of John Foster and Jane Knibb. Married Sarah Phinney, 18 July 1837, at Medina Co., Ohio. Baptized into LDS church, before Oct. 1839. Ordained an elder,...

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in the Spring when it is due Pleas to Write to me soon I shall be well pleasd to have your opinion on those Subjects. I am in good health & my family & hope you & all around are well
Yours Sincerely—
Edw.d. 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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Mr Joseph Smith [p. [2]]
we were a little longer geting the goods than  I expected, in consequence of borrowing the money,  but have settled a correspondane [correspondence] in Phila.

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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which  I think will be beneficial if we make our payments  punctual they appear to be Honest Men,— Pleas  to tell Margaret Smith that I called on John Gest  last evening & he appeared more willing to pay &  said he was pleased with the words of the power, she  gave me & he would pay part of it soon & the remainder  as soon as he could with propriety Collect it all the  objection was that it had not the Great seal of the  State & santioned by the Judges of the Court Mr Potter will  explain it, Mr Ivins’s is in Phila

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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, going out <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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> tomorrow  they have considerable of Merchandize with them
If there is any enough to discharge Dr R[obert D.] Foster

14 Mar. 1811–1 Feb. 1878. Physician, land speculator. Born in Braunston, Northamptonshire, England. Son of John Foster and Jane Knibb. Married Sarah Phinney, 18 July 1837, at Medina Co., Ohio. Baptized into LDS church, before Oct. 1839. Ordained an elder,...

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s  Note that is due in the spring that he holds against me  after you & C 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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& McFall

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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1st pay[m]ent, pay him,  [Drawing of pointing hand] or if you see proper to expend it in finishing my  hous & I will pay Dr

14 Mar. 1811–1 Feb. 1878. Physician, land speculator. Born in Braunston, Northamptonshire, England. Son of John Foster and Jane Knibb. Married Sarah Phinney, 18 July 1837, at Medina Co., Ohio. Baptized into LDS church, before Oct. 1839. Ordained an elder,...

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in the Spring when it is due  Pleas to Write to me soon I shall be well pleasd  to have your opinion on those Subjects. I am in good  health & my family & hope you & all around are well
Yours Sincerely—
Edw.d. 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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Mr Joseph Smith [p. [2]]
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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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; two pages; JS Collection, CHL.

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