53992765

Letter to Edward Hunter, 9 and 11 March 1842

March 11. After diligent enquiry I have learned that the presiding Judge of this circuit is a great distance from this. & it will not. be possible according to present appearances. to get an acknowledement of the Letter of Attoney until the former part of May.— If you Sir. & the parties concerned will proceed with the business Just as though you had the Letter. for the purpose of expediting the business. I pledge my honer that a duly authenticatd letter of attorney shall be forth coming at the earliest date possible.— & by so doing you will confer a favear on your friend. &c.
Joseph Smith
Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

View Full Bio
. Scribe
 
Bro. Hunter

22 June 1793–16 Oct. 1883. Farmer, currier, surveyor, merchant. Born at Newtown Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Edward Hunter and Hannah Maris. Volunteer cavalryman in Delaware Co. militia, 1822–1829. Served as Delaware Co. commissioner. Moved...

View Full Bio
Dear Sir
I am happy to inform you that we are enjoying general good health in 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...

More Info
, and are greatly blest, &c.—.
If you bring out an engine perhaps we would buy it of you as we are building a steam mill and may not be suited before you Come the most suitable kind would be 9 inch cilindar, about 4½ to 5 ft. Stroke, a double flue boiler 20 to 22 ft. long & 40 to 44 In. diametor, if it has been in use a year or two it is none the worse, and would Come Cheaper, large engines are not profitable, about a 12 horse power is best—. If you could bring Bro. Joseph a Lot of goods it were well, as they would help him do the place good, and be no loss to you.—.
Yours ever Wm. Law

8 Sept. 1809–12/19 Jan. 1892. Merchant, millwright, physician. Born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Richard Law and Ann Hunter. Immigrated to U.S. and settled in Springfield Township, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, by 1820. Moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co...

View Full Bio
,— [p. [3]]
March 11. After diligent enquiry I have learned that  the presiding Judge of this circuit is a great distance  from this. & it will not. be possible according to present  appearances. to get an acknowledement of the Letter of  Attoney until the former part of May.— If you  Sir. & the parties concerned will proce[e]d with the business  Just as though you had the Letter. for the purpose  of expediting the business. I pledge my honer that  a duly authenticatd letter of attorney shall be forth  coming at the earliest date possible.— & by so doing  you will confer a favear on your fri[e]nd. &c.
Joseph Smith
W[illard] Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

View Full Bio
. Scribe
 
Bro. Hunter

22 June 1793–16 Oct. 1883. Farmer, currier, surveyor, merchant. Born at Newtown Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Edward Hunter and Hannah Maris. Volunteer cavalryman in Delaware Co. militia, 1822–1829. Served as Delaware Co. commissioner. Moved...

View Full Bio
Dear Sir
I am happy to inform you  that we are enjoying general good health in  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...

More Info
, and are greatly blest, &c.—.
If you bring out an engine perhaps we  would buy it of you as we are building a steam  mill and may not be suited before you Come  the most suitable kind would be 9 inch cilin dar, about 4½ to 5 ft. Stroke, a double flue  boiler 20 to 22 ft. long & 40 to 44 In. diametor,  if it has been in use a year or two it is none  the worse, and would Come Cheaper, large  engines are not profitable, about a 12 horse  power is best—. If you could bring Bro.  Joseph a Lot of goods it were well, as they would help  him do the place good, and be no loss to you.—.
Yours ever Wm. Law

8 Sept. 1809–12/19 Jan. 1892. Merchant, millwright, physician. Born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Richard Law and Ann Hunter. Immigrated to U.S. and settled in Springfield Township, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, by 1820. Moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co...

View Full Bio
,— [p. [3]]
PreviousNext
JS, Letter, 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...

More Info
, IL, to Edward Hunter

22 June 1793–16 Oct. 1883. Farmer, currier, surveyor, merchant. Born at Newtown Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Edward Hunter and Hannah Maris. Volunteer cavalryman in Delaware Co. militia, 1822–1829. Served as Delaware Co. commissioner. Moved...

View Full Bio
, West Nantmeal, PA, 9 and 11 Mar. 1842; handwriting of Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

View Full Bio
; four pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes endorsements and an addition by William Law

8 Sept. 1809–12/19 Jan. 1892. Merchant, millwright, physician. Born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Richard Law and Ann Hunter. Immigrated to U.S. and settled in Springfield Township, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, by 1820. Moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co...

View Full Bio
.

Facts