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Times and Seasons, 15 February 1842

Persons disregarding these general orders, whether officers or privates, will find themselves in the vocative.
The Invincibles, (Capt. Edward Hunter

22 June 1793–16 Oct. 1883. Farmer, currier, surveyor, merchant. Born at Newtown Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Edward Hunter and Hannah Maris. Volunteer cavalryman in Delaware Co. militia, 1822–1829. Served as Delaware Co. commissioner. Moved...

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’s company of light-infantry,) will be detailed for fatigue duty, on escorts and special service; and will take post by assignment, and receive their orders direct from the Major-General

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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, through his Herald and Armor Bearer.
His Excellency, the Governor

18 July 1789–14 Feb. 1852. Ferry owner, farmer, sheriff, politician. Born in Fayette Co., Kentucky. Son of Thomas Carlin and Elizabeth Evans. Baptist. Moved to Missouri, by 1803. Moved to Illinois, by 1812. Served in War of 1812. Married Rebecca Hewitt, 13...

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of Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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; the Circuit Judge of this judicial circuit, and the members of the Bar; the county officers of Hancock County

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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; Col. Williams, and Col. Demming, with their respective field and staff officers,—of the Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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Militia; and Gen. Swasey Ezekiel Swazey

9 Apr. 1808–3 Jan. 1863. Soldier, attorney, farmer. Born in Vermont. Moved to what later became Iowa Territory, by 1830. Appointed brigadier general in Iowa territorial militia, 9 Jan. 1830. Elected member of first Iowa territorial legislature, 12 Nov. 1838...

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, and Col. Fuller, with their respective field and staff officers, and Capt. Davis’, and Capt. Avery’s companies of cavalry,—of the Iowa

Area originally part of Louisiana Purchase, 1803. First permanent white settlements established, ca. 1833. Organized as territory, 1838, containing all of present-day Iowa, much of present-day Minnesota, and parts of North and South Dakota. Population in ...

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Militia; are respectfully invited to attend, and participate in the General Parade on the 7th of May.
JOSEPH SMITH,
Lieutenant General;
Per Albert P. Rockwood

9 June 1805–25 Nov. 1879. Stonecutter, merchant, prison warden. Born in Holliston, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Luther Rockwood and Ruth Perry. Married Nancy Haven, 4 Apr. 1827. Baptized into LDS church by Brigham Young, 25 July 1837, in Kirtland,...

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Drill-Officer, & Brev. Maj. Gen.
JOHN C. BENNETT

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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Major General;
Per Hugh McFall, Adjutant General.
 
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An ordinance fixing the compensation of the City Council, and for other purposes.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of 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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, That from and after the passage of this ordinance, the City Council shall meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 10 o’clock A. M., and shall continue in session during the day, and evening, if the business of the city requires it—allowing one hour for dinner, and one for supper: and the said monthly meetings shall be called “The Regular Meetings of the City Council.”
Sec. 2. Each member of the City Council and the Recorder, and Marshall, shall be allowed two dollars per day for attendance, co-operation, and services, at said regular meetings: and each person aforesaid shall be fined in the sum of two dollars for neglecting to attend at any such regular meeting, without an excuse satisfactory to the City Council, and for each part of a day so attended, or neglected, a proportionate allowance, or fine, shall be granted, or assessed, as the case may be.
Sec. 3 It is hereby made the duty of the Recorder to keep a just and accurate record of the members present, including the Recorder and Marshal, at every such regular meeting, together with a full list of absentees, which list shall be returned to the Mayor for collection of fines quarterly.
Sec. 4. Special meetings of the City Council, called by order of the Mayor, by summons or otherwise, shall be governed by the aforesaid regulations.
Sec. 5. All ordinances, or parts of ordinances, contrary to the provisions of this ordinance, are hereby repealed. This ordinance to take effect, and be in force, from and after its passage.
Passed—Jan. 22nd, A. D. 1842.
JOHN C. BENNETT

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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, Mayor.
James Sloan

28 Oct. 1792–24 Oct. 1886. City recorder, notary public, attorney, judge, farmer. Born in Donaghmore, Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Alexander Sloan and Anne. Married Mary Magill. Baptized into LDS church. Ordained an elder, 28 Oct. 1837, in Columbiana Co., ...

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, Recorder.
 
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Married—In this city on the 6th inst. by the Rev. Erastus H. Derby

14 Sept. 1810–3 Dec. 1890. Tailor, carpenter, farmer, joiner. Born in Hawley, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Edward Darby and Ruth Phoebe Hitchcock. Moved to Ohio, by 1834. Married Ruhamah Burnham Knowlton, 10 Aug. 1834, in Carthage, Hamilton Co., Ohio...

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, Mr. Gilbert H. Rolfe, to Miss Eliza Jane Bates, all of this 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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On receipt of the above notice, we were favored with a rich and delightful loaf of cake—by no means below the medium size; which makes us anxious that all their acts through life may be justified; and when life wanes and they find a peaceful abode in the “narrow house,” may the many outs and ins they have made, leave to the world an abundant posterity to celebrate their glorious example.
Married—In this city by Pres’t. Hyrum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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, Mr. J. W. Johnson to Miss Elizabeth Knight, all of this 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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The above notice was accompanied with the usual Printer’s fee, (a nice piece of bridal cake,) for which we tender our sincere thanks, and our best wishes for the future prosperity of the happy pair. Ed.
 
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Died in Schuyler co., on the 28th of December 1841 Elder Isaac W. Pierce in the 31st year of his age.
Br. Pierce was a native of the state of 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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, born in the township of Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence co., Feb. 3d 1811. As soon as the sound of the everlasting gospel saluted his ears, he believed it and obeyed its divine mandates; and amidst all the afflictions that the church has had to pass, he has remaind a firm, and unshaken believer; and died in a sure, and certain hope of a glorious resurrection. [p. 701]
Persons disregarding these general or ders, whether officers or privates, will find  themselves in the vocative.
The Invincibles, (Capt. [Edward] Hunter

22 June 1793–16 Oct. 1883. Farmer, currier, surveyor, merchant. Born at Newtown Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Edward Hunter and Hannah Maris. Volunteer cavalryman in Delaware Co. militia, 1822–1829. Served as Delaware Co. commissioner. Moved...

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’s com pany of light-infantry,) will be detailed  for fatigue duty, on escorts and special  service; and will take post by assign ment, and receive their orders direct from  the Major-General

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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, through his Herald  and Armor Bearer.
His Excellency, the Governor

18 July 1789–14 Feb. 1852. Ferry owner, farmer, sheriff, politician. Born in Fayette Co., Kentucky. Son of Thomas Carlin and Elizabeth Evans. Baptist. Moved to Missouri, by 1803. Moved to Illinois, by 1812. Served in War of 1812. Married Rebecca Hewitt, 13...

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of Illi nois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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; the Circuit Judge of this judicial  circuit, and the members of the Bar; the  county officers of Hancock County

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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; Col.  Williams, and Col. Demming, with their  respective field and staff officers,—of the  Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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Militia; and Gen. Swasey [Ezekiel Swazey]

9 Apr. 1808–3 Jan. 1863. Soldier, attorney, farmer. Born in Vermont. Moved to what later became Iowa Territory, by 1830. Appointed brigadier general in Iowa territorial militia, 9 Jan. 1830. Elected member of first Iowa territorial legislature, 12 Nov. 1838...

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, and  Col. Fuller, with their respective field  and staff officers, and Capt. Davis’, and  Capt. Avery’s companies of cavalry,— of the Iowa

Area originally part of Louisiana Purchase, 1803. First permanent white settlements established, ca. 1833. Organized as territory, 1838, containing all of present-day Iowa, much of present-day Minnesota, and parts of North and South Dakota. Population in ...

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Militia; are respectfully in vited to attend, and participate in the  General Parade on the 7th of May.
JOSEPH SMITH,
Lieutenant General;
Per A[lbert] P. Rockwood

9 June 1805–25 Nov. 1879. Stonecutter, merchant, prison warden. Born in Holliston, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Luther Rockwood and Ruth Perry. Married Nancy Haven, 4 Apr. 1827. Baptized into LDS church by Brigham Young, 25 July 1837, in Kirtland,...

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,
Drill-Officer, & Brev. Maj. Gen.
JOHN C. BENNETT

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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,
Major General;
Per Hugh McFall, Adjutant General.
 
————
An ordinance fixing the compensation  of the City Council, and for other purpo ses.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City  Council of 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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, That  from and after the passage of this ordi nance, the City Council shall meet on  the 2nd Saturday of every month at 10  o’clock A. M., and shall continue in ses sion during the day, and evening, if the  business of the city requires it—allowing  one hour for dinner, and one for supper:  and the said monthly meetings shall be  called “The Regular Meetings of the City  Council.”
Sec. 2. Each member of the City Council  and the Recorder, and Marshall, shall be  allowed two dollars per day for attend ance, co-operation, and services, at said  regular meetings: and each person afore said shall be fined in the sum of two dol lars for neglecting to attend at any such  regular meeting, without an excuse satis factory to the City Council, and for each  part of a day so attended, or neglected,  a proportionate allowance, or fine, shall  be granted, or assessed, as the case may be.
Sec. 3 It is hereby made the duty of  the Recorder to keep a just and accurate  record of the members present, including  the Recorder and Marshal, at every such  regular meeting, together with a full list  of absentees, which list shall be returned  to the Mayor for collection of fines quar terly.
Sec. 4. Special meetings of the City  Council, called by order of the Mayor,  by summons or otherwise, shall be gov erned by the aforesaid regulations.
Sec. 5. All ordinances, or parts of  ordinances, contrary to the provisions of  this ordinance, are hereby repealed.  This ordinance to take effect, and be in  force, from and after its passage.
Passed—Jan. 22nd, A. D. 1842.
JOHN C. BENNETT

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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, Mayor.
James Sloan

28 Oct. 1792–24 Oct. 1886. City recorder, notary public, attorney, judge, farmer. Born in Donaghmore, Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Alexander Sloan and Anne. Married Mary Magill. Baptized into LDS church. Ordained an elder, 28 Oct. 1837, in Columbiana Co., ...

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, Recorder.
 
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Married—In this city on the 6th inst.  by the Rev. Erastus H. Derby

14 Sept. 1810–3 Dec. 1890. Tailor, carpenter, farmer, joiner. Born in Hawley, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Edward Darby and Ruth Phoebe Hitchcock. Moved to Ohio, by 1834. Married Ruhamah Burnham Knowlton, 10 Aug. 1834, in Carthage, Hamilton Co., Ohio...

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, Mr.  Gilbert H. Rolfe, to Miss Eliza Jane  Bates, all of this 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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On receipt of the above notice, we  were favored with a rich and delightful  loaf of cake—by no means below the  medium size; which makes us anxious  that all their acts through life may be  justified; and when life wanes and they  find a peaceful abode in the “narrow  house,” may the many outs and ins they  have made, leave to the world an abun dant posterity to celebrate their glorious  example.
Married—In this city by Pres’t. Hy rum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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, Mr. J. W. Johnson to Miss  Elizabeth Knight, all of this 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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The above notice was accompanied  with the usual Printer’s fee, (a nice piece  of bridal cake,) for which we tender our  sincere thanks, and our best wishes for  the future prosperity of the happy  pair. Ed.
 
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Died in Schuyler co., on the 28th of  December 1841 Elder Isaac W. Pierce  in the 31st year of his age.
Br. Pierce was a native of the state of  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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, born in the township of Os wegatchie, St. Lawrence co., Feb. 3d  1811. As soon as the sound of the ever lasting gospel saluted his ears, he be lieved it and obeyed its divine mandates;  and amidst all the afflictions that the  church has had to pass, he has remaind  a firm, and unshaken believer; and died  in a sure, and certain hope of a glorious  resurrection. [p. 701]
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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), 15 Feb. 1842, vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 687–702.
Note: Though this issue was the beginning of JS’s editorship of the Times and Seasons, he did not actually begin direct supervision of the newspaper until the following issue. See “To Subscribers” in the 1 Mar. 1842 issue.

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