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Recommendation for Stephen Markham, 27 May 1839

his own aggrandizement, but rather that of the Community: We feel warranted in commissioning him to go forth amongst the faithful, as our agent to gather up and receive such means in money or otherwise as shall enable us to meet our engagements which are now about to devolve upon us, in consequence of our purchases here for the Church, and we humbly trust that our brethren generally will enable him to come to our assistance before our credit shall suffer on this account.
Joseph Smith Jn
S. E. [p. 47]
his own aggrandizement, but rather that of the Community: We feel  warranted in commissioning him to go forth amongst the faithful, as our agent  to gather up and receive such means in money or otherwise as shall enable him  us to meet our engagements which are now about to devolve upon us, in con sequence of our purchases here for the Church, and we humbly trust that our  brethren generally will enable him to come to our assistance before our credit  shall suffer on this account.
Joseph Smith Jn
S. E. [p. 47]
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9 Feb. 1800–10 Mar. 1878. Carpenter, farmer, stock raiser. Born at Rush (later Avon), Ontario Co., New York. Son of David Markham and Dinah Merry. Moved to Mentor, Geauga Co., Ohio, 1809. Moved to Unionville, Geauga Co., 1810. Married Hannah Hogaboom, before...

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, IL, 27 May 1839; in JS Letterbook 2, pp. 46-47; handwriting of James Mulholland

1804–3 Nov. 1839. Born in Ireland. Baptized into LDS church. Married Sarah Scott, 8 Feb. 1838, at Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri. Engaged in clerical work for JS, 1838, at Far West. Ordained a seventy, 28 Dec. 1838. After expulsion from Missouri, lived ...

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