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Letter from J. W. Lotson, 7 January 1842

or of any other denomanation one grate Object being to prevent the selling of Liquor to the natives
I informed them of my stay in 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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&c they though me purty well Mormonised— do not publish any part of this but simply write me what you want me to do under the curcumstances
my health has ben very poor since my return, home, but I am now much beter so as to be able to attend to buisness
I am making preparations to return to your city by the last of Febuary or the first of march
give my kindest regards to Mrs Smith

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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and your aimable Famley
With the highest considerations I remain your Most Obt Svt
J W Lotson
New York

Dutch founded New Netherland colony, 1625. Incorporated under British control and renamed New York, 1664. Harbor contributed to economic and population growth of city; became largest city in American colonies. British troops defeated Continental Army under...

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Jany 7th 1842 [p. [3]]
or of any other denomanation one grate  Object being to prevent the selling of  Liquor to the natives
I informed them of my stay in 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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 &c they though me purty well Mormon ised— do not publish any part of this  but simply write me what you want me to  do under the curcumstances
my health has ben very poor since my  return, home, but I am now much beter  so as to be able to attend to buisness
I am making preparations to return to your  city by the last of Febuary or the first of  march
give my kindest regards to Mrs Smith

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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 and your aimable Famley
With the highest considerations  I remain your Most Obt Svt
J W Lotson
New York

Dutch founded New Netherland colony, 1625. Incorporated under British control and renamed New York, 1664. Harbor contributed to economic and population growth of city; became largest city in American colonies. British troops defeated Continental Army under...

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Jany 7th 1842 [p. [3]]
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J. W. Lotson, Letter, New York City

Dutch founded New Netherland colony, 1625. Incorporated under British control and renamed New York, 1664. Harbor contributed to economic and population growth of city; became largest city in American colonies. British troops defeated Continental Army under...

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, NY, 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, 7 Jan. 1842; three pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes endorsements.

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