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Letter from Seth Richards, 31 January 1842

Jos. Smith Esq
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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Bentonsport
I.T Jany 31
 
from S. Richards PM
 
G. Richards, Bentonsport
Io. Ter— Jany. 31. 1842
Jos. Smith Esq
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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.
Ill—
 
Bentonsport
I.T Jany 31
 
from S. Richards PM
 
G. Richards, Bentonsport
Io. Ter— Jany. 31. 1842
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Seth Richards, Letter, Bentonsport, Iowa Territory, 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; handwriting presumably of Seth Richards; one page; Utah State Historical Society. Includes endorsements.

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