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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 their chief joy and who feel interested in the prosperity of the kingdom, strengthen the hands of these our beloved bretheren for their mission is of vast importance not only to the Saints in this place but to the Saints of the most High throughout the world for according to the recent instructions which have been received from our Heavenly Father great and important works have to be accomplished and great preparations have to be made for “the thousands of Mannassah and the ten thousands of Ephraim” We hope the Saints will be moved upon to assist to their utmost those who in their poverty and under the most unpropitious circumstances have succeeded in laying the foundation for this the corner stone of Zion

A specific location in Missouri; also a literal or figurative gathering of believers in Jesus Christ, characterized by adherence to ideals of harmony, equality, and purity. In JS’s earliest revelations “the cause of Zion” was used to broadly describe the ...

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that the work may continue to prosper untill the Kings and Nobles of the earth shall come to the glory and exaltation of Zion
Given under our hands at the 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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this fifteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one:
Joseph Smith President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Robert B. Thompson

1 Oct. 1811–27 Aug. 1841. Clerk, editor. Born in Great Driffield, Yorkshire, England. Member of Methodist church. Immigrated to Upper Canada, 1834. Baptized into LDS church by Parley P. Pratt, May 1836, in Upper Canada. Ordained an elder by John Taylor, 22...

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to their chief joy and who feel interested in  the prosperity of the kingdom, strengthen  the hands of these our beloved bretheren  for their mission and work are is of vast  importance not only to the Saints in  this place but to the Saints of the  most High throughout the world for  according to the recent instructions which  have been received from our Heavenly  Father great and important works have  to be accomplished and great prepar ations have to be made for “the thousa[n]ds  of Mannassah and the ten thousands of  Ephraim” We hope the Saints will be  moved upon to assist to their utmost  those who in their poverty and under the  most unpropitious circumstances have  succeeded in laying the foundation for  this the corner stone of Zion

A specific location in Missouri; also a literal or figurative gathering of believers in Jesus Christ, characterized by adherence to ideals of harmony, equality, and purity. In JS’s earliest revelations “the cause of Zion” was used to broadly describe the ...

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that the  work may continue to prosper untill  the Kings and Nobles of the earth shall  come to the glory and exaltation of Zion
Given under our hands at the  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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this fifteenth day  of February in the year of our Lord  one thousand eight hundred and  forty one:
Joseph Smith President of the Church  of Jesus Christ of Latter Day  Saints
R[obert] B. Thompson

1 Oct. 1811–27 Aug. 1841. Clerk, editor. Born in Great Driffield, Yorkshire, England. Member of Methodist church. Immigrated to Upper Canada, 1834. Baptized into LDS church by Parley P. Pratt, May 1836, in Upper Canada. Ordained an elder by John Taylor, 22...

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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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; two pages; JS Collection, CHL.

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