Letter from Robert Peirce, 20 August 1841

Robert Peirce, Letter, Brandywine, PA, to JS, Nauvoo

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, 20 Aug. 1841; probably handwriting of Robert Peirce; one page; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU.