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Motto, March 1838

Motto of the Church of Christ of Latterday Saints.
The Constitution of our country formed by the Fathers of Liberty.
Peace and good order in society Love to God and good will to man.
All good and wholesome Law’s; And virtue and truth above all things
And Aristarchy live forever!!!
But Wo to tyrants, Mobs, Aristocracy, Anarchy and Toryism: And all those who invent or seek out unrighteous and vexatious lawsuits under the pretext or color of law or office, either religious or political.
Exalt the standard of Democracy! Down [p. 16]
Motto of the Church of Christ of  Latterday Saints.
The Constitution of our country formed by the  Fathers of Liberty.
Peace and good order in society Love to God and  good will to man.
All good and wholesome Law’s; And virtue and truth  above all things
And Aristarchy live forever!!!
But Wo to tyrants, Mobs, Aristocracy, Anarchy  and Toryism: And all those who invent or  seek out unrighteous and vexatious lawsuits  under the pretext or color of law or office, either  religious or political.
Exalt the standard of Democracy! Down [p. 16]
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Originally called Shoal Creek. Located fifty-five miles northeast of Independence. Surveyed 1823; first settled by whites, 1831. Site purchased, 8 Aug. 1836, before Caldwell Co. was organized for Latter-day Saints in Missouri. William W. Phelps and John Whitmer...

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, MO, Mar. 1838; handwriting of George W. Robinson

14 May 1814–10 Feb. 1878. Clerk, postmaster, merchant, clothier, banker. Born at Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont. Baptized into LDS church and moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, by 1836. Clerk and recorder for Kirtland high council, beginning Jan. 1836. Married...

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; in JS, Journal, Mar.–Sept. 1838, pp. 16–17; CHL.

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