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Letter from John E. Page, 1 September 1841

Bro Smith

25 Mar. 1816–7 Aug. 1841. Farmer, printer, editor. Born at Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Palmyra, Ontario Co., New York, 1816–Jan. 1817. Moved to Manchester, Ontario Co., 1825. Baptized into LDS church by David...

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the high Priest of the most high God with a shineing retinue of the heavenly host attending down the skye Ranked with Micheal, Gabrel and the Prophets Joshua Gideon and the rest of those high Priests of God and Martialing charecters with Jesus the great head of Church of the first born made perfect as their great leader to take possession of the Earth chain the Devil and conquer Death and him that has the power thereof which is the Devil— with those bright and glorious prospects before you do not mourn as those that have no hope but regard that your names are writen in heaven and that becaus we are blessed with the everlasting gospel and the eternal Priesthood of endless life which is the assureance and seal to life— glory— and imortality beyond the grave— hold on to the integrity of the Lord in that he has said Blessed is the dead that die in the Lord— from henceforth (I E hence forth from the time of the ministry of the everlasting gospel) for they rest from their labours and their works do follow them— To all the relitives of the decd. and the church as a body— May the God of peace speak peace to your mourning Spirits and make up the loss of Bro Smith

25 Mar. 1816–7 Aug. 1841. Farmer, printer, editor. Born at Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Palmyra, Ontario Co., New York, 1816–Jan. 1817. Moved to Manchester, Ontario Co., 1825. Baptized into LDS church by David...

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with a more copeous effusion of the holy Spirit to your full and complete sanctifycation and ultimate salvation in the Kingdom of God. even so in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ— Amen
A few words concerning my Mishion and then I close— It is now a few days over one year since Elder Orson Hyde

8 Jan. 1805–28 Nov. 1878. Laborer, clerk, storekeeper, teacher, editor, businessman, lawyer, judge. Born at Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Moved to Derby, New Haven Co., 1812. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, ...

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left me in cincinnati

Area settled largely by emigrants from New England and New Jersey, by 1788. Village founded and surveyed adjacent to site of Fort Washington, 1789. First seat of legislature of Northwest Territory, 1790. Incorporated as city, 1819. Developed rapidly as shipping...

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— the latest account I have had of him was a letter dated the 8 of June 1841 he was then in London expecting to start in a day or two for Rotterdam of Germany his letter was addressed to Elder Lucian Foster

12 Nov. 1806–19 Mar. 1876. Photographer, accountant, bookkeeper, clerk. Born in New Marlboro, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Nathaniel Foster and Polly. Married first Harriet Eliza Burr. Married second Mary Ann Graham. Baptized into LDS church, by Dec...

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of N, Y—

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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I was in N. Y—

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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some two or three weeks I returned to this city

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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on busyness I shall return to N— Y—

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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soon— Elder Hyde

8 Jan. 1805–28 Nov. 1878. Laborer, clerk, storekeeper, teacher, editor, businessman, lawyer, judge. Born at Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Moved to Derby, New Haven Co., 1812. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, ...

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left the city of N— Y—

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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on the 13 of Feby. with upwards of $500 and clothed in first rate style sufficient for years besides a good suply of the best of provisions for his [p. 2]
Bro Smith

25 Mar. 1816–7 Aug. 1841. Farmer, printer, editor. Born at Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Palmyra, Ontario Co., New York, 1816–Jan. 1817. Moved to Manchester, Ontario Co., 1825. Baptized into LDS church by David...

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the high Priest of the most high God with  a shineing retinue of the heavenly host attending down  the skye Ranked with Micheal, Gabrel and the Prop[h]ets  Joshua Gideon and the rest of those high Priests of God  and Martialing charecters with Jesus the great head of  Church of the first born made perfect as their great  leader to take possession of the Earth chain the Devil  and conquer Death and him that has the power thereof  which is the Devil— with those bright and glorious  prospects before you do not mourn as those that  have no hope but regard that your names are writen  in heaven and that becaus we are blessed with the ever lasting gospel and the eternal Priesthood of endless  life whic[h] is the assureance and seal to life— glory— and  imortality beyond the grave— hold on to the integrity of  the Lord in that he has said Blessed is the dead that die in  the Lord— from henceforth (I E hence forth from the  time of the ministry of the everlasting gospel) for  they rest from their labours and their works do fol low them— To all the relitives of the decd. and the ch urch as a body— May the God of peace speak peace  to your mourning Spirits and make up the loss of  Bro Smith

25 Mar. 1816–7 Aug. 1841. Farmer, printer, editor. Born at Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Palmyra, Ontario Co., New York, 1816–Jan. 1817. Moved to Manchester, Ontario Co., 1825. Baptized into LDS church by David...

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with a more copeous effusion of the holy  Spirit to your full and complete sanctifycation  and ultimate salvation in the Kingdom of God. even  so in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ— Amen
A few words concerning my Mishion and then I  close— It is now a few days over one year since Elder  [Orson] Hyde

8 Jan. 1805–28 Nov. 1878. Laborer, clerk, storekeeper, teacher, editor, businessman, lawyer, judge. Born at Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Moved to Derby, New Haven Co., 1812. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, ...

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left me in cincinnati

Area settled largely by emigrants from New England and New Jersey, by 1788. Village founded and surveyed adjacent to site of Fort Washington, 1789. First seat of legislature of Northwest Territory, 1790. Incorporated as city, 1819. Developed rapidly as shipping...

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— the latest account  I have had of him was a letter dated the 8 of June  1841 he was then in London expecting to start in a  day or two for Rotterdam of Germany his letter was  addressed to Elder [Lucian] Foster

12 Nov. 1806–19 Mar. 1876. Photographer, accountant, bookkeeper, clerk. Born in New Marlboro, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Nathaniel Foster and Polly. Married first Harriet Eliza Burr. Married second Mary Ann Graham. Baptized into LDS church, by Dec...

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of N, Y—

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...

More Info
I was in N. Y—

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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some  two or three weeks I returned to this city

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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on busyness  I shall return to N— Y—

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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soon— Elder Hyde

8 Jan. 1805–28 Nov. 1878. Laborer, clerk, storekeeper, teacher, editor, businessman, lawyer, judge. Born at Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Moved to Derby, New Haven Co., 1812. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, ...

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left the  city of N— Y—

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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on the 13 of Feby. with upwards of $500  and clothed in first rate style sufficient for years  besides a good suply of the best of provisions for his [p. 2]
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John E. 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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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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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, 1 Sept. 1841; handwriting of John E. 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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; eight pages; JS Collection, CHL.

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