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Letter from Levick Sturges and Others, 30 January 1842

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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January 30th 1842
to the presidents and the twelve of the church of Latter day saints
Dear Brethern as it pleased our heavenly father that you should send unto us Elder George Gee who we Received with Joy but it has pleased our heavenly father to Remove him from among us he bore testemony of the truth of the work of God in these Last Days to his End Br Gee arrived here on the 22d of December and died on the 20th inst. Brother 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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arrived here on the 26 of December he was on search of us he had Given up the search for us but through Divine providence there was a Gentleman that Resided in the house where Br 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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put up that understood there was to be mormon preaching he asked the Landlord to Go with him but he Refused Brother 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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Remarked that he would accompany him so they Came to our place of preaching after Br Gee Got through Brother 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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arose and addressed the Congregation on Revelation and the authority of the priesthood he was Going to start for home the next day. Br Gee wished him to stop we was all anxious he should to assist in Breaking Down the prejudice of the poeple Br Gee told Br 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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that he knew all about his Buisness in the West and assured him there was nothing of a series nature and if there was any Charge against him for staying here he would take that charge upon himself. Br Gee Delivered four Lectures. Brother 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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has Delivered about five Lectuers a week our hall is filled sometimes over flowing many have to Go away with out hearing; the Congregations are very attentive and we belive there will be much Good Done here many are Believeing and four have offered themselfs for Baptism. the poeple are a searching for them selfs the Congregations are taking up with Brother 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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s preaching and they are all anxious that he should stay here it is our prayers to the Lord that he may be permitted to bring his family to this place and stay with us. this is our prayers and Desiers if he is not permitted to stay send us one as soon as you can and send us one that is experienced that understands the whole matter from begining to the end please address your anser to one of us
William SmallLevick Sturges
Jeramiah CooperGeorge Simon
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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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January 30th 1842
to the presidents and the twelve of the church of Latter day saints
Dear Brethern as it pleased our heavenly father that you  should send unto us Elder [George] Gee who we Received with Joy but  it has pleased our heavenly father to Remove him from among  us he bore testemony of the truth of the work of God in these  Last Days <to his End> Br Gee arrived here on the 22d of December and died  on the 20th inst. Brother [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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arrived here on the 26 of December  he was on search of us he had Given up the search for us but  through Divine providence there was a Gentleman that Resided  in the house where Br 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...

View Full Bio
put up that understood there was  to be mormon preaching he asked the Landlord to Go with him but  he Refused Brother 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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Remarked that he would accompany him  so they Came to our place of preaching after Br Gee Got through  Brother 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...

View Full Bio
arose and addressed the Congregation on Revelation  and the authority of the priesthood he was Going to start for  home the next day. Br Gee wished him to stop we was all anxious  he should to assist in Breaking Down the prejudice of the poeple  Br Gee told Br 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...

View Full Bio
that he knew all about his Buisness in  the West and assured him there was nothing of a series nature  and if there was any Charge against him for staying here  he would take that charge upon himself. Br Gee Delivered four  Lectures. Brother 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...

View Full Bio
has Delivered about five Lectuers a week  our hall is filled sometimes over flowing many have to Go away  with out hearing; the Congregations are very attentive and we belive  there will be much Good Done here many are Believeing and four  have offered themselfs for Baptism. the poeple are a searching for  them selfs the Congregations are taking up with Brother 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...

View Full Bio
s  preaching and they are all anxious that he should stay here  it is our prayers to the Lord that he may be permitted to bring  his family to this place and stay with us. this is our prayers and  Desiers if he is not permitted to stay send us one as soon as you  can and send us one that is experienced that understands the whole  matter from begining to the end please addr address your anser  to one of us
William SmallLevick Sturges
Jeramiah CooperGeorge Simon
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, IL, 30 Jan. 1842; handwriting of Levick Sturges with signatures of Jeramiah Cooper, William Small, and George Simon; one page; addition by 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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; 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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; one page; JS Collection, CHL.

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