Letter from Harrison Sagers, before 15 May 1841
Harrison Sagers, Letter,
3 May 1814/1815–19 June 1886. Painter, farmer. Born in LeRoy, Genessee Co., New York. Son of John Sagers and Amy Sweet. Moved to Elk Creek Township, Erie Co., Pennsylvania, by 1830. Baptized into LDS church, 27 Jan. 1833. Served mission to eastern U.S., Apr...View Full BioNew Orleans, LA, to JS,
Settled by French, 1717. Acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803. City, port of entry, and parish seat of justice. Population in 1840 about 100,000. Important trade center on Mississippi River. Branch of LDS church established in city, winter 1840–1841...More InfoNauvoo, IL, ca. April 1841; in Times and Seasons, 15 May 1841, 2:415–416.
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