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

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

To all whom it may concern
This may certify that the bearers  of this President Hyrum Smith and Doctor  Isaac Galland are duly authorized by  the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day  Saints in this place, to visit the different  branches of Said Church in the eastern  lands, to make exchanges of lands, to  sell stock in the Nauvoo boarding House  and obtain subscriptions and donations  for building the “House of the Lord” in  this place. and all such other business  as they may deem necessary for the well  being and propserity of said Church.  and they have been vested with lawful  authority in all things pertaining to  their business transactions.
The saints abroad may  place the most implicit confidence in  any statement they may make, as they  are persons of tried integrity and high sta nding in society, President Hyrum Smith  has long been known to the church for  his virtue patience and every principle  that can adorn the christian character.  Doctor Galland has proved himself a  good benefactor to the church and has  been the honored instrument in the hands  of God in obtaining for us our present  homes and comforts and who is willing to  labor with cheerfulness and diligence for  the prosperity of Zion. Let the Saints  then who prefer the prosperity of Zion [p. [1]]
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JS, Letter of Recommendation, Nauvoo, IL, for Hyrum Smith and Isaac Galland, 15 Feb. 1841; handwriting of Howard Coray; two pages; JS Collection, CHL.

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