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Letter to Oliver Granger, 4 May 1841

so that you were to bid adieu to mortality it would be impossible for me ever to get the run of the business and I should be again involved in difficulties from which it would be impossible for me to extricate myself. Now dear Brother I do hope you will see the reasonableness of this my request and assist Dr 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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in the affair.
I do not make these observations because I have lost confidence in you far from it, but I feel impressed to write what I have done from a sence of duty which I owe to the Church of Christ, to you and to myself.
I wish you to see that the judgment obtained on the mortgage on the house of the Lord, in the Circuit Court, be entered satisfied, and I will settle with you the same as if you held it yourself Bro Carlos’ [Don Carlos Smith’s]

25 Mar. 1816–7 Aug. 1841. Farmer, printer, editor. Born at Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Palmyra, Ontario Co., New York, 1816–Jan. 1817. Moved to Manchester, Ontario Co., 1825. Baptized into LDS church by David...

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House & Lot I want deeding to Mrs Agnas [Agnes Coolbrith] Smith

11 July 1811–26 Dec. 1876. Born at Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine. Daughter of Joseph Coolbrith and Mary Hasty Foss. Moved to Boston, by 1832. Baptized into LDS church, 1832, at Boston. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, summer 1833. Married Don Carlos...

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and her heirs.
I am happy to inform you, that things are going on well in this place, we have been greatly prospered, and many are flocking in from Europe & about 300 have arrived in less than a week, more are on the way. [p. [2]]
so that you were to bid adieu to mortal ity it would be impossible for me  ever to get the run of the business  and I should be again involved in  difficulties from which it would be  impossible for me to extricate myself.  Now dear Brother I do hope you will  see the reasonableness of this my request  and assist Dr 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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in the affair.
I do not make these observations  because I have lost confidence in you  far from it, but I feel impressed to  write what I have done from a sence  of duty which I owe to the Church of  Christ, to you and to myself.
I wish you to see that the judgment  obtained on the mortgage on the house  of the Lord, in the Circuit Court, be  entered satisfied, and I will settle  with you <the same> as if you held it yourself  Bro Carlos’ [Don Carlos Smith’s]

25 Mar. 1816–7 Aug. 1841. Farmer, printer, editor. Born at Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Palmyra, Ontario Co., New York, 1816–Jan. 1817. Moved to Manchester, Ontario Co., 1825. Baptized into LDS church by David...

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House & Lot I want deeding  to Mrs Agnas [Agnes Coolbrith] Smith

11 July 1811–26 Dec. 1876. Born at Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine. Daughter of Joseph Coolbrith and Mary Hasty Foss. Moved to Boston, by 1832. Baptized into LDS church, 1832, at Boston. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, summer 1833. Married Don Carlos...

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and her heirs.
I am happy to inform you, that  things are going on well in this place,  we have been greatly prospered, and  many are flocking in from Europe &  about 300 have arrived in less than  a week, more are on the way. [p. [2]]
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