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Letter of Recommendation for Hyrum Smith and Isaac Galland, 15 February 1841–A

Letter of Recommendation for Hyrum Smith and Isaac Galland, 15 February 1841–A

City of 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, Feb. 15th 1841
To the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Grace be unto you, and peace from God the father, and the Lord Jesus Christ the Son, of the father be multiplied;
Beloved Bretheren
In accordance with the instructions I have received from our heavenly father by commandment, I have sent out unto you our beloved bretheren, President Hyrum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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and Doctor Isaac Galland

15 May 1791–27 Sept. 1858. Merchant, postmaster, land speculator, doctor. Born at Somerset Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Matthew Galland and Hannah Fenno. Married first Nancy Harris, 22 Mar. 1811, in Madison Co., Ohio. Married second Margaret Knight, by 1816....

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, the bearers hereof, who are approved of heaven and the church as Agents for the transaction of such temporal and spiritual business as pertains to their calling, which is legally attested by the constituted authorities of our church— receive them as God’s noblemen; place full reliance on, and implicit confidence in them; and bless them; and the great God shall reward you openly.
Yours in the bonds of peace.
Joseph Smith President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints [p. [1]]
City of 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, Feb. 15th 1841
To the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day  Saints; Grace be unto you, and peace  from God the father, and the Lord Jesus  Christ the Son, of the father be multiplied;
Beloved Bretheren
In accordance with the  instructions I have received from our heavenly  father by commandment, I have sent out  unto you our beloved bretheren, President  Hyrum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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and Doctor Isaac Galland

15 May 1791–27 Sept. 1858. Merchant, postmaster, land speculator, doctor. Born at Somerset Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Matthew Galland and Hannah Fenno. Married first Nancy Harris, 22 Mar. 1811, in Madison Co., Ohio. Married second Margaret Knight, by 1816....

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,  the bearers hereof, who are approved of heaven  and the church as Agents for the transaction  of such temporal and spiritual business  as pertains to their calling, which is legally  attested by the constituted authorities of  our church— receive them as God’s noblemen;  place full reliance on, and implicit confi dence in them; and bless them; and the  great God shall reward you openly.
Yours in the bonds of peace.
Joseph Smith President of the  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints [p. [1]]
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JS, Letter of Recommendation, 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, for Hyrum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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and Isaac Galland

15 May 1791–27 Sept. 1858. Merchant, postmaster, land speculator, doctor. Born at Somerset Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Matthew Galland and Hannah Fenno. Married first Nancy Harris, 22 Mar. 1811, in Madison Co., Ohio. Married second Margaret Knight, by 1816....

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, 15 Feb. 1841; handwriting of Howard Coray

6 May 1817–16 Jan. 1908. Bookkeeper, clerk, teacher, farmer. Born in Dansville, Steuben Co., New York. Son of Silas Coray and Mary Stephens. Moved to Providence, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, ca. 1827; to Williams, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, by 1830; and...

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