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Letter from George Gee, 30 December 1841

you moved to Pittsburgh

Also spelled Pittsbourg, Pittsbourgh, and Pittsburg. Major industrial port city in southwestern Pennsylvania. Near location where Monongahela and Allegheny rivers converge to form Ohio River. French established Fort DuQuesne, 1754. British captured fort, ...

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— & of your first acquaintance with Patterson, and what questions I shall ask Patterson & if you think of any other persons in this place that I could get any useful information upon the subject— also is Benjamin Winchesters pamphlet correct that he published about the Spalding story. I am in possession of some facts which W was not & think some of publishing a pamphlet if I can get Pattersons cirtificate— upon that subject— I do not wish to trespass upon your valuable time by answering the above questions unless you are perfectly willing. I hope however to get an Epistle from the 1st. Presidency as soon as this shall come to hand perhaps I may get it before Elder Page

25 Feb. 1799–14 Oct. 1867. Born at Trenton, Oneida Co., New York. Son of Ebenezer Page and Rachel Hill. Married first Betsey Thompson, 1831, in Huron Co., Ohio. Baptized into LDS church by Emer Harris, 18 Aug. 1833, at Brownhelm, Lorain Co., Ohio. Ordained...

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leaves— I feel as though I needed your prayers to sustain me that I may be the humble instrument in the hand of God in faithfully warning this city

Also spelled Pittsbourg, Pittsbourgh, and Pittsburg. Major industrial port city in southwestern Pennsylvania. Near location where Monongahela and Allegheny rivers converge to form Ohio River. French established Fort DuQuesne, 1754. British captured fort, ...

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and of gathering out the honest in heart to rejoice in Zion— when Jesus shall reward the faithful and take vengance on the Rebellious & proud— Elder Page

25 Feb. 1799–14 Oct. 1867. Born at Trenton, Oneida Co., New York. Son of Ebenezer Page and Rachel Hill. Married first Betsey Thompson, 1831, in Huron Co., Ohio. Baptized into LDS church by Emer Harris, 18 Aug. 1833, at Brownhelm, Lorain Co., Ohio. Ordained...

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wishes to be remembered to all Saints and sends his best love to the 1st. Presidency & to the Quorum of the “Twelve” and hopes by the blessing of our Heavenly Father to see them soon—
As Ever Your fellow laborer in the Kingdom and Patience of God
George W. Gee. [p. [3]]
you moved to Pittsburgh

Also spelled Pittsbourg, Pittsbourgh, and Pittsburg. Major industrial port city in southwestern Pennsylvania. Near location where Monongahela and Allegheny rivers converge to form Ohio River. French established Fort DuQuesne, 1754. British captured fort, ...

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— & of your first  acquaintance with Patterson, and what questions  I shall ask Patterson & if you think of any  other persons in this place that I could get  any useful information upon the subject— also  is B[enjamin] Winchesters pamphlet correct that he  published about the Spalding story. I am in  possession of some facts which W was not  & think some of publishing a pamphlet  if I can get Pattersons cirtificate— upon that  subject— I do not wish to trespass upon your  valuable time by answering the above questions  unless you are pe[r]fectly willing. I hope however  to get an Epistle from the 1st. Presidency as soon  as this shall come to hand perhaps I may get  it before Elder Page

25 Feb. 1799–14 Oct. 1867. Born at Trenton, Oneida Co., New York. Son of Ebenezer Page and Rachel Hill. Married first Betsey Thompson, 1831, in Huron Co., Ohio. Baptized into LDS church by Emer Harris, 18 Aug. 1833, at Brownhelm, Lorain Co., Ohio. Ordained...

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leaves— I feel as though  I needed your prayers to sustain me that I  may be the humble instrument in the hand  of God in faithfully warning this city

Also spelled Pittsbourg, Pittsbourgh, and Pittsburg. Major industrial port city in southwestern Pennsylvania. Near location where Monongahela and Allegheny rivers converge to form Ohio River. French established Fort DuQuesne, 1754. British captured fort, ...

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and of  gathering out the honest in heart to rejoice  in Zion— when Jesus shall reward the faithful  and take vengance on the Rebellious & proud—  Elder Page

25 Feb. 1799–14 Oct. 1867. Born at Trenton, Oneida Co., New York. Son of Ebenezer Page and Rachel Hill. Married first Betsey Thompson, 1831, in Huron Co., Ohio. Baptized into LDS church by Emer Harris, 18 Aug. 1833, at Brownhelm, Lorain Co., Ohio. Ordained...

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wishes to be remembered to all  Saints and sends his best love to the 1st.  Presidency & to the Quorum of the “Twelve”  and hopes by the blessing of our Heavenly  Father to see them soon—
As Ever Your fellow laborer in the  Kingdom and Patience of God
George W. Gee. [p. [3]]
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George Gee, Letter, Pittsburgh

Also spelled Pittsbourg, Pittsbourgh, and Pittsburg. Major industrial port city in southwestern Pennsylvania. Near location where Monongahela and Allegheny rivers converge to form Ohio River. French established Fort DuQuesne, 1754. British captured fort, ...

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, PA, to Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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and the First Presidency, 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, 30 Dec. 1841; presumably handwriting of George Gee; three pages; Sidney Rigdon Collection, CHL.

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