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Letter from George Fidler, 23 March 1842

I wish is to again enjoy that confidence and respect I once was honour’d with by you. when I can again know that, I shall be comparatively happy even in my present difficulties= this is my motive and to— vindicate myself for what you condemn’d that I have now troubled you, Never by any means have I injur’d you direct or indirect but still held fast. my opinions which was formed at our first acquaintance that of. respect and veneration for one who deserves such, and beleive me. that the hand that now writes this will ever be willing to defend the cause you have espoused and yourself till it shall drop an useless apendage to the body and be no more, such is my feelings towards, the man I now adress, and may the almighty God. guard you and yours from all. dangers is the fervant prayer of
Your. humble Servt
George G. Fidler
 
Joseph Smith Esqre.
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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Hancock County
Ills
 
Private
 
George G. Fidler
1842
 
March 23 1842
George G. Fidler to Joseph Smith [p. 4]
I wish is to again enjoy that confidence and respect I once was honour’d  with by you. when I can again know that, I shall be comparatively  happy even in my present difficulties= this is my motive and to—  vindicate myself for what you condemn’d that I have now  troubled you, Never by any means have I injur’d you direct or  indirect but still held fast. my opinions which was formed at  our first acquaintance that of. respect and veneration for one  who deserves such, and beleive me. that no one. who the hand that now  writes this this will ever be willing to defend the cause you have  espoused and yourself till it shall drop a<n> useless apendage  to the body and be no more, such is my feelings towards, the  man I now adress, and may the almighty God. guard  you and yours from all. dangers is the fervant prayer of
Your. humble Servt
George G. Fidler
 
Joseph Smith Esqre.
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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Hancock County
Ills
 
Private
 
George G. Fidler
1842
 
March 23 1842
George G. Fidler  to  Joseph Smith [p. 4]
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George Fidler, Letter, 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, 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, 23 Mar. 1842; handwriting presumably of George Fidler; four pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes endorsements.

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