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Letter to the Church and Edward Partridge, 20 March 1839

Continued to the church of Latter-day-saints.
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An ecclesiastical and priesthood office. JS appointed Edward Partridge as the first bishop in February 1831. Following this appointment, Partridge functioned as the local leader of the church in Missouri. Later revelations described a bishop’s duties as receiving...

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Edward Partridge

27 Aug. 1793–27 May 1840. Hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., Ohio. Married Lydia Clisbee, 22 Aug. 1819, at Painesville. Initially a Universal Restorationist...

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and to the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day saints whom we love with a fervent love and do always bear them in mind in all our prayers to the throne of God. It still seems to bear heavily in our minds that the church would do well to secure to themselves the contract of the Land which is proposed to them by Mr. 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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and to cultivate the friendly feelings of that gentleman in as much as he shall prove himself to be a man of honor and a friend to humanity. We really think that his letter breaths that kind of spirit if we can judge correctly. And Isaac Van Allen Esqr the attorney Genl. of Iawa Territory

Area originally part of Louisiana Purchase, 1803. First permanent white settlements established, ca. 1833. Organized as territory, 1838, containing all of present-day Iowa, much of present-day Minnesota, and parts of North and South Dakota. Population in ...

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that peradventure such men may be wrought up on by the providence of God to do good unto his people. Governer [Robert] Lucas also. We suggest the ideah of praying fervantly for all men who manifest any degree of sympathy for the suffering children of God. We think that peradventure the united States

North American constitutional republic. Constitution ratified, 17 Sept. 1787. Population in 1805 about 6,000,000; in 1830 about 13,000,000; and in 1844 about 20,000,000. Louisiana Purchase, 1803, doubled size of U.S. Consisted of seventeen states at time ...

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survayor of the Iowa Territory

Area originally part of Louisiana Purchase, 1803. First permanent white settlements established, ca. 1833. Organized as territory, 1838, containing all of present-day Iowa, much of present-day Minnesota, and parts of North and South Dakota. Population in ...

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may be of grate benefeit to the church if it be the will of God to this end if ritiousness should be manifested as the girdle of our loins. It seems to be deeply impresed upon our minds that the saints ought to lay hold of evry door that shall seem to be opened unto them to obtain foot hold on the Earth and be a making all the preparations that is within the power of posibles for the terible storms that are now gethering in the heavens with darkness and gloominess and thick darkness as spoken of by the prophets which cannot be now of a long time lingering for there seems to be a whispering that the angels of heaven who have been intrusted with the counsel of these matters for the last days have taken counsel together: and among the rest of the general affairs that have to be transacted in their honorable counsel they have taken cognisance of the testimony of those who were murdered at Hawns Mills and also those who were martered with David W. Patten

14 Nov. 1799–25 Oct. 1838. Farmer. Born in Vermont. Son of Benoni Patten and Edith Cole. Moved to Theresa, Oneida Co., New York, as a young child. Moved to Dundee, Monroe Co., Michigan Territory, as a youth. Married Phoebe Ann Babcock, 1828, in Dundee. Affiliated...

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. and else where and have passed some [p. 1]
Continued to the church of Latter-day-saints.
We continue to offer further reflections to Bishop

An ecclesiastical and priesthood office. JS appointed Edward Partridge as the first bishop in February 1831. Following this appointment, Partridge functioned as the local leader of the church in Missouri. Later revelations described a bishop’s duties as receiving...

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 [Edward] Partridge

27 Aug. 1793–27 May 1840. Hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., Ohio. Married Lydia Clisbee, 22 Aug. 1819, at Painesville. Initially a Universal Restorationist...

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and to the church of Jesus Christ of Latter  day saints whom we love with a fervent love and  do always bear them in mind in all our prayers to the  throne of God. It still seems to bear heavily in our minds  that the church would do well to secure to themselves the  contract of the Land which is proposed to them by Mr.  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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and to cultivate the friendly feelings of  that gentleman in as much as he shall prove himself  to be a man of honor and a friend to humanity. We  really think that his letter breaths that kind of spirit if we  can judge correctly. And Isaac Van Allen Esqr the attorney Genl.  of Iawa Territory

Area originally part of Louisiana Purchase, 1803. First permanent white settlements established, ca. 1833. Organized as territory, 1838, containing all of present-day Iowa, much of present-day Minnesota, and parts of North and South Dakota. Population in ...

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that peradventure such men may be wrought up  on by the providence of God to do good unto his people. Governer [Robert] Lucas  also. We suggest the ideah of praying fervantly for all men  who manifest any degree of sympathy for the suffering children  of God. We think that peradventure the united States

North American constitutional republic. Constitution ratified, 17 Sept. 1787. Population in 1805 about 6,000,000; in 1830 about 13,000,000; and in 1844 about 20,000,000. Louisiana Purchase, 1803, doubled size of U.S. Consisted of seventeen states at time ...

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survayor  of the Iowa Territory

Area originally part of Louisiana Purchase, 1803. First permanent white settlements established, ca. 1833. Organized as territory, 1838, containing all of present-day Iowa, much of present-day Minnesota, and parts of North and South Dakota. Population in ...

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may be of grate benefeit to the church  if it be the will of God to this end if ritiousness should be  manifested as the girdle of our loins. It seems to be deeply im presed upon our minds that the saints ought to lay hold of  evry door that shall seem to be opened for unto them to obtain  foot hold on the Earth and be a making all the preparations  that is within the power of posibles for the terible storms that  are now gethering in the heavens with darkness and gloom iness and thick darkness as spoken of by the prophets  which cannot be now of a long time lingering for there seems to  be a whispering that the angels of heaven who have been intr usted with the counsel of these matters for the last days have  taken counsel together: and among the rest of the general affairs  that have to be transacted in their honorable counsel they have  taken cognisance of the testimony of those who were mur dered at Hawns Mills and also those who were martered  with D[avid] W. Patten

14 Nov. 1799–25 Oct. 1838. Farmer. Born in Vermont. Son of Benoni Patten and Edith Cole. Moved to Theresa, Oneida Co., New York, as a young child. Moved to Dundee, Monroe Co., Michigan Territory, as a youth. Married Phoebe Ann Babcock, 1828, in Dundee. Affiliated...

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. and else where and have passed some [p. 1]
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27 Aug. 1793–27 May 1840. Hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., Ohio. Married Lydia Clisbee, 22 Aug. 1819, at Painesville. Initially a Universal Restorationist...

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, IL, 20 Mar. 1839; handwriting of Alexander McRae and Caleb Baldwin with corrections by JS and signatures of JS, Hyrum Smith, Lyman Wight, Caleb Baldwin, and Alexander McRae; 26 pages; Revelations Collection, CHL. Includes endorsements.

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