Letter from Church Members in New York City, 29 November 1841
Church members, Letter,New York City, NY, to the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and others,
Dutch founded New Netherland colony, 1625. Incorporated under British control and renamed New York, 1664. Harbor contributed to economic and population growth of city; became largest city in American colonies. British troops defeated Continental Army under...More InfoNauvoo, IL, 29 Nov. 1841; in Times and Seasons, 15 Mar. 1842, 3:728.
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...More Info