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License for Edward Partridge, circa 4 August 1831–circa 5 January 1832

This document proclaims 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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’s appointment as bishop, with the “consent of the whole church,” on 4 February 1831. It includes twenty signatures of attestation and was composed at a 4 August 1831 conference, when most of the signatories gathered in Missouri. This document is likely the recommend that Partridge was commanded to obtain in a revelation dated 6 June 1831.
Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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prepared this license, or recommend, for 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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. JS and eight others apparently signed it on 4 August. Seven others probably signed it at a 24 August conference and the last four by early 1832.

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