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Discourse, 7 April 1844, as Reported by William Clayton

Prest J. Smith called the attention of the conference upon the subject contemplatd in the fore part of the con— as the wind blows hard it will be impossible to make hear unless profound attention— Subjects of the greatest importance, and most solemn that could occupy our attention, the subject of the dead ben requested to speak on the subject on the decease of Follet King Follett

24/26 July 1788–9 Mar. 1844. Born at Winchester, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire. Son of John Follett and Hannah Oak (Oake) Alexander. Married Louisa Tanner, by 1815. Baptized into LDS church, spring 1831. Member of Whitmer branch at Jackson Co., Missouri, by...

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who was crushed to death &c— I have ben requested to speak by his friends & relatives & inasmuch as great many here in con.— who lives in 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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as well as elsewhere who have deceased friends feel disposed to speak on the subject in general— and offer my ideas as far as ability— & as far as inspired by H. G. Holy Ghost want your prayers faith, the inspiration of Almighty God, the Gift of H. G. that I may set forth truth things that can easily be comprehended & will carry the testimony to your hearts pray that the L may strengthen my lungs cannot the wind that it may enter into the ear of the God of Sabaoth the fervent [p. 11]
Prest J. Smith called the attention of the con[ference] upon the subject contemplatd  in the fore part of the con— as the wind blows hard it will be impossible  to make hear unless profound attention— Subjects of the greatest importance,  and most solemn that could occupy our attention, the subject of the dead  ben requested to speak on the subject on the decease of Follet [King Follett]

24/26 July 1788–9 Mar. 1844. Born at Winchester, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire. Son of John Follett and Hannah Oak (Oake) Alexander. Married Louisa Tanner, by 1815. Baptized into LDS church, spring 1831. Member of Whitmer branch at Jackson Co., Missouri, by...

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who was  crushed to death &c— I have ben requested to speak by his friends &  relatives & inasmuch as great many here in con.— who lives in 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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 as well as elsewhere who have deceased friends feel disposed to speak  on the subject in general— and offer my ideas as far as ability— & as far  as inspired by H. G. [Holy Ghost] want your prayers faith, the inspiration of  Almighty God, the Gift of H. G. that I may set forth truth things  that can easily be comprehended & will carry the testimony to your  hearts pray that the L may strengthen my lungs cannot the wind  that it may enter into the ear of the God of Sabaoth the fervent [p. 11]
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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, 7 Apr. 1844; handwriting of William Clayton

17 July 1814–4 Dec. 1879. Bookkeeper, clerk. Born at Charock Moss, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. Son of Thomas Clayton and Ann Critchley. Married Ruth Moon, 9 Oct. 1836, at Penwortham. Baptized into LDS church by Heber C. Kimball, 21 Oct. 1837, in River...

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; eight pages; General Church Minutes, CHL.

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