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Letter from H. Q. Jennison, 18 August 1841

St. Boat Rapids Aug. 18th. /41 —
Revd. Jos. Smith
Dr. Sir
I am just returning from the East with a first rate Set of Levelling, or Civil Engineers instruments, and Should you in the prosecution of any of the improvements in your City

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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, need My assistance in Architecture, Engineering, or Levelling. Ten years practical Service in Ohio

French explored area, 1669. British took possession following French and Indian War, 1763. Ceded to U.S., 1783. First permanent white settlement established, 1788. Northeastern portion maintained as part of Connecticut, 1786, and called Connecticut Western...

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, & Indiana as Resident, & Assistant Engineer, with References from the Commissioners of the Above States, and Gov. Robert Lucas of Iowa Territory

Area originally part of Louisiana Purchase, 1803. First permanent white settlements established, ca. 1833. Organized as territory, 1838, containing all of present-day Iowa, much of present-day Minnesota, and parts of North and South Dakota. Population in ...

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, will entitle me to your confidence—
In haste I am yours very Respectfully
Address H. Q. Jennison
Bloomington
Iowa Terry.
Charges very Moderate [p. [1]]
St. Boat Rapids Aug. 18th. /41 —
Revd. Jos. Smith
Dr. Sir
I am just returning  from the East with a first rate Set of Levelling,  or Civil Engineers instruments, and Should you  in the prosecution of any of the improvements in  your City

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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, need My assistance in Architecture,  Engineering, or Levelling. Ten years practical  Service in Ohio

French explored area, 1669. British took possession following French and Indian War, 1763. Ceded to U.S., 1783. First permanent white settlement established, 1788. Northeastern portion maintained as part of Connecticut, 1786, and called Connecticut Western...

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, & Indiana as Resident, & Assistant  Engineer, with References from the Commissioners of  the Above States, and Gov. [Robert] Lucas of Iowa Territory

Area originally part of Louisiana Purchase, 1803. First permanent white settlements established, ca. 1833. Organized as territory, 1838, containing all of present-day Iowa, much of present-day Minnesota, and parts of North and South Dakota. Population in ...

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,  will entitle me to your confidence—
In haste I am yours very Respectfully
Address H. Q. Jennison
Bloomington
Iowa Terry.
Charges very Moderate [p. [1]]
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H. Q. Jennison, Letter, Steamboat Rapids, Iowa Territory, 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, 18 Aug. 1841; presumably handwriting of H. Q. Jennison; one page; JS Collection, CHL.

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