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Letter from Parley P. Pratt, 13 March 1842

I am printing his account of the mission to Jerusalem

Capital city of ancient Judea. Holy city of Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Population in 1835 about 11,000; in 1840 about 13,000; and in 1850 about 15,000. Described in 1836 as “greatly reduced from its ancient size and importance.” Occupied and governed ...

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and Will send a Coppy next week to be Reprinted by you. Elder George J, Adams has been to sea ten weeks and is Blown Back to this port. With the Conversion of many of the Ship Company. he will sail again tuesday next for 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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. he is well. I think I shall send this line by him.
Great War in India, the British army is Slaughtered by the natives.
Great Distress in England, thousands are looking to us and our god forDeliverance, and flocking to our ships for the Land of Joseph, Both Baptised and unbaptised.
In haste I Remain Yours in the N, C.
Parley P, Pratt

12 Apr. 1807–13 May 1857. Farmer, editor, publisher, teacher, school administrator, legislator, explorer, author. Born at Burlington, Otsego Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Traveled west with brother William to acquire land, 1823....

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P, S,
El, [Lorenzo] Barnes has safely arived, and is Doing good.
I Rec’d a line from three of the twelve Dated 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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feb 1st Josephs translating Room for Which I feel thankful. and shall be glad to assist in arrangements, for the temporal or Spiritual good of the cause, Both sides of the water.
P

12 Apr. 1807–13 May 1857. Farmer, editor, publisher, teacher, school administrator, legislator, explorer, author. Born at Burlington, Otsego Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Traveled west with brother William to acquire land, 1823....

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Excuse this hasty Line and good night, God Bless you All. [p. [3]]
I am pr[i]nting his account of the  mission to Jerusalem

Capital city of ancient Judea. Holy city of Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Population in 1835 about 11,000; in 1840 about 13,000; and in 1850 about 15,000. Described in 1836 as “greatly reduced from its ancient size and importance.” Occupied and governed ...

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and Will send  a Coppy next week to be Reprinted by  you. Elder G[eorge] J, Adams has been  to sea ten weeks and is Blown Back to  this port. With the Conversion of many  of the Ship Company. he will sail again  tuesday next for 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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. he is well.  I think I shall send this line by him.
Great War in India, the British army  is Slaughtered by the natives.
Great Distress in England, thousands  are looking to us and our god for Deliverance, and flocking to our ships  for the Land of Joseph, Both Baptised  and unbaptised.
In haste I Remain  Yours in the N, C.
P[arley] P, Pratt

12 Apr. 1807–13 May 1857. Farmer, editor, publisher, teacher, school administrator, legislator, explorer, author. Born at Burlington, Otsego Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Traveled west with brother William to acquire land, 1823....

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P, S,
El, [Lorenzo] Barnes has safely arived, and  is Doing good.
I Rec’d a line from three of the  twelve Dated 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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feb 1st Josephs  translating Room for Which I feel  thankful. and shall be glad to  assist in arrangements, for the temporal  or Spiritual good of the cause, Both  sides of the water.
P

12 Apr. 1807–13 May 1857. Farmer, editor, publisher, teacher, school administrator, legislator, explorer, author. Born at Burlington, Otsego Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Traveled west with brother William to acquire land, 1823....

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Excuse this hasty Line  and good night, God Bless you  All. [p. [3]]
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Parley P. Pratt

12 Apr. 1807–13 May 1857. Farmer, editor, publisher, teacher, school administrator, legislator, explorer, author. Born at Burlington, Otsego Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Traveled west with brother William to acquire land, 1823....

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, Letter, Liverpool

Seaport, city, county borough, and market-town in northwestern England. Experienced exponential growth during nineteenth century. Population in 1830 about 120,000. Population in 1841 about 290,000. First Mormon missionaries to England arrived in Liverpool...

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, England, 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, 13 Mar. 1842; handwriting of Parley P. Pratt

12 Apr. 1807–13 May 1857. Farmer, editor, publisher, teacher, school administrator, legislator, explorer, author. Born at Burlington, Otsego Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Traveled west with brother William to acquire land, 1823....

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; four pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes endorsements.

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