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Order from Newel K. Whitney, 18 April 1834

We owe Eight Thousands dollars, which must be paid by the first of Sept. next. but if we can get 4 or 5 Thousand this month I can pay our debts here & so much of our debts in New York

Located in northeast region of U.S. Area settled by Dutch traders, 1620s; later governed by Britain, 1664–1776. Admitted to U.S. as state, 1788. Population in 1810 about 1,000,000; in 1820 about 1,400,000; in 1830 about 1,900,000; and in 1840 about 2,400,...

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that they will wait till Sept for the balance & I also shall be able to purchase some goods this Spring for to make my assortment more compleet through the summer—
At any rate we must have 4 thousand dollars this month
The bearer hereoff Joseph Smith Jr is authorised by us to borrow from One to Eight thousand dollars & sign a note for the same in the name of N. K. Whitney & Co

A partnership between Newel K. Whitney and Sidney Gilbert; later the branch of the United Firm responsible for overseeing the church’s mercantile endeavors in Kirtland, Ohio. In late 1826 or early 1827, Whitney and Gilbert established this partnership to ...

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which note we will hold ourselves bound to pay
Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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N.K. Whitney & Co [p. [1]]
We owe Eight Thousands dollars, which must be paid by the  first of Sept. next. but if we can get 4 or 5 Thousand this  month I can pay our debts here & so much of our debts  in New York

Located in northeast region of U.S. Area settled by Dutch traders, 1620s; later governed by Britain, 1664–1776. Admitted to U.S. as state, 1788. Population in 1810 about 1,000,000; in 1820 about 1,400,000; in 1830 about 1,900,000; and in 1840 about 2,400,...

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that they will wait till Sept for the balance  & I also shall be able to purchase some goods this Spring for to  make my assortment more compleet through the summer—
At any rate we must have 4 thousand dollars this month
The bearer hereoff Joseph Smith Jr is authorised by us to  borrow from One to Eight thousand dollars &  sign a note for the same in the name of N. K.  Whitney & Co

A partnership between Newel K. Whitney and Sidney Gilbert; later the branch of the United Firm responsible for overseeing the church’s mercantile endeavors in Kirtland, Ohio. In late 1826 or early 1827, Whitney and Gilbert established this partnership to ...

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which note we will hold ourselves bound to pay
Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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18 apl. 1834
N.K. Whitney & Co [p. [1]]
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Order, Newel K. Whitney

3/5 Feb. 1795–23 Sept. 1850. Trader, merchant. Born at Marlborough, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of Samuel Whitney and Susanna Kimball. Moved to Fairfield, Herkimer Co., New York, 1803. Merchant at Plattsburg, Clinton Co., New York, 1814. Mercantile clerk for...

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to JS, Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH, 18 Apr. 1834; handwriting of Newel K. Whitney

3/5 Feb. 1795–23 Sept. 1850. Trader, merchant. Born at Marlborough, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of Samuel Whitney and Susanna Kimball. Moved to Fairfield, Herkimer Co., New York, 1803. Merchant at Plattsburg, Clinton Co., New York, 1814. Mercantile clerk for...

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; one page; JS Collection, CHL. Includes endorsement.

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