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Resolution, 12 March 1842–A

Motion That the City of Nauvoo

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be divided into four Company militia destricts and that the bounds of each ward of the City

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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be the bounds of the said Company destricts & that the said Companies be numbered according to the number of the wards constituting said Company destrict. That the 4 Companies thus formed constitute the 4th Regt 2nd Cohort Nauvoo Legion and be officered accordingly. That Captains [William] Allred & [Theodore] Turley

10 Apr. 1801–12 Aug. 1871. Mechanic, gunsmith, brewer, farmer, blacksmith, gristmill operator. Born at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Son of William Turley and Elizabeth Yates. Associated with Methodism, by 1818. Married Frances Amelia Kimberley, 26 Nov...

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of the present Company militia destricts have the privilege of raising volunteers, from their present Companies, sufficient for two full Companies of volunteers. That Capt Allred Company be a rifle & Capt Turley

10 Apr. 1801–12 Aug. 1871. Mechanic, gunsmith, brewer, farmer, blacksmith, gristmill operator. Born at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Son of William Turley and Elizabeth Yates. Associated with Methodism, by 1818. Married Frances Amelia Kimberley, 26 Nov...

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’s Company a Light Infantry Company retaining their present place and number in the line together with the comissioned officers in their Companies
Provided That the said officers have the privilege of retaining the respective offices which they now hold in the the militia destricts in which they live after the afforesaid division at their own option
That if the Captains wish to remain in the militia with their Companies that their places in the first Regt be filled by new Companies of volunteers raised from the militia for that purpose & that the afforesaid organizations be completed before the General Parade on the 7th of May Proximo
(Carried.) March 12th 1842. (Copied for publication.) [p. [1]]
Motion That the City of Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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be divided into  four Company militia destricts and that the bounds of  each ward of the City

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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be the bounds of the said Company  destricts & that the said Companies be numbered according  to the number of the wards constituting said Company  destrict. That the 4 Companies thus formed constitute  the 4th Regt 2nd Cohort Nauvoo Legion and be officered  accordingly. That Captains [William] Allred & [Theodore] Turley

10 Apr. 1801–12 Aug. 1871. Mechanic, gunsmith, brewer, farmer, blacksmith, gristmill operator. Born at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Son of William Turley and Elizabeth Yates. Associated with Methodism, by 1818. Married Frances Amelia Kimberley, 26 Nov...

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of the present  Company <militia> destricts have the privilege of raising volunteers,  from their present Companies, sufficient for two full  Companies of volunteers. That Capt Allred Company be  a rifle & Capt Turley

10 Apr. 1801–12 Aug. 1871. Mechanic, gunsmith, brewer, farmer, blacksmith, gristmill operator. Born at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Son of William Turley and Elizabeth Yates. Associated with Methodism, by 1818. Married Frances Amelia Kimberley, 26 Nov...

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’s Company a Light Infantry Company  retaining their present place and number in the line  together with the comissioned officers in their Companies
Provided That the said officers have the privilege of  retaining the respective offices which they now hold in the  the militia destricts in which they live after the afforesaid  division of the militia destricts at their own option
That if the Captains wish to remain in the militia with  their Companies that their places in the first Regt be filled by  new Companies of volunteers raised from the militia for  that purpose & that the afforesaid organizations be completed  before the General Parade on the 7th of May Proximo
(Carried.) March 12th 1842. (Copied for publication.) [p. [1]]
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JS, Resolution, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, 12 Mar. 1842; handwriting of Hosea Stout; one page; Nauvoo Legion Records, CHL. Includes endorsements.

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