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Letter to John Thornton and Others, 25 June 1834

on our part, that would in any wise be required of us by disinterested men of republican principle.
I am respectfully, your obt Servt. Joseph Smith Jr.
N. B. You are now corresponding with the governor

14 Jan. 1790–25 July 1844. Farmer, tavern owner, businessman, investor, lawyer, politician. Born near Greenville, Greenville District, South Carolina. Son of Joseph Dunklin Jr. and Sarah Margaret Sullivan. Moved to what became Caldwell Co., Kentucky, 1806...

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, (as I am informed,) will you do us the favor to acquaint him of our efforts for a compromise. This information we want conveyed to the governor inasmuch as his ears are stifled with reports from Jackson

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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of our hostile intentions &c.
J.S..... [p. 506]
on our part, that would in any wise be required of  us by disinterested men of republican principle.
I am respectfully, your obt Servt. Joseph Smith Jr.
N. B. You are now corresponding with the governor

14 Jan. 1790–25 July 1844. Farmer, tavern owner, businessman, investor, lawyer, politician. Born near Greenville, Greenville District, South Carolina. Son of Joseph Dunklin Jr. and Sarah Margaret Sullivan. Moved to what became Caldwell Co., Kentucky, 1806...

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,  (as I am informed,) will you do us the favor to acquaint  him of our efforts for a compromise. This information we  want conveyed to the governor inasmuch as his  ears are stifled with reports from Jackson

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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of our  hostile intentions &c.
J.S..... [p. 506]
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JS, letter, Rush Creek

Rises two miles northeast of Liberty, Missouri. Flows about ten miles southeast to confluence with Missouri River. Camp of Israel, including JS, camped near creek, 24–26 June 1834. Cholera epidemic killed thirteen Camp of Israel participants and two church...

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, MO, to John Thornton and others, Clay County

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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, MO, 25 June 1834; 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...

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; in Manuscript History of the Church, volume A-1, pp. 505–506; CHL.

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