Proposal for Zion’s City Center from Edward Partridge, circa Late September 1833

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  • Historical Introduction
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I have marked out the 2 squares below & also the 24 buildings. I have arranged them so  as to leave the spaces between them more equal, and according to the natural judgment  of man would be preferable to the arrangement on the plat <you sent you,>— Thinking perhaps that their  arrangement was not by revelation, and that also that you had not seen them platted out has  induced me to plat them this way for you to view & reflect upon

Cardinal Directions

West
South
East

Proposed Plan for Central Squares

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If the plan on this s[page torn] should be considered preferable to the other perhaps it would be wisdom  to set the buildings [page torn]rer the streets than what they are marked [p. [1]]
I have marked out the 2 squares below & also the 24 buildings. I have arranged them so as to leave the spaces between them more equal, and according to the natural judgment of man would be preferable to the arrangement on the plat you sent you,— Thinking perhaps that their arrangement was not by revelation, and also that you had not seen them platted out has induced me to plat them this way for you to view & reflect upon

Cardinal Directions

West
South
East

Proposed Plan for Central Squares

101112
 
789
 
456
 
123
 
4222324rods 4
5⅓
19between 6 & 7 rods20between 6 & 7 rods21
5⅓
161718
5⅓
131415
4 rods
If the plan on this s[page torn] should be considered preferable to the other perhaps it would be wisdom to set the buildings [page torn]rer the streets than what they are marked [p. [1]]
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