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Letter from Orville Browning and Nehemiah Bushnell, 23 November 1841

Brownell & Bushnell to Joseph Smith
November 23/41
Brownell & Bushnell  to  Joseph Smith
November 23/41
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Orville Browning and Nehemiah Bushnell, Letter, Quincy

Located on high limestone bluffs east of Mississippi River, about forty-five miles south of Nauvoo. Settled 1821. Adams Co. seat, 1825. Incorporated as town, 1834. Received city charter, 1840. Population in 1835 about 800; in 1840 about 2,300; and in 1845...

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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, 23 Nov. 1841; unidentified handwriting; one page; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU.

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