Promissory Note from John F. Wakefield, 9 January 1840–B
John F. Wakefield, Promissory Note,Nauvoo, IL, to JS,
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 InfoSidney Rigdon, andHyrum Smith,Nauvoo, IL, 9 Jan. 1840; handwriting ofRobert B. Thompson, with signature of John F. Wakefield; dockets in handwriting of
1 Oct. 1811–27 Aug. 1841. Clerk, editor. Born in Great Driffield, Yorkshire, England. Member of Methodist church. Immigrated to Upper Canada, 1834. Baptized into LDS church by Parley P. Pratt, May 1836, in Upper Canada. Ordained an elder by John Taylor, 22...View Full BioThis promissory note associated with Bond to John F. Wakefield, 9 January 1840.