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Letter to Moses Nickerson, 19 November 1833

Kirtland Mills

Located in Newel K. Whitney store in northwest Kirtland on northeast corner of Chardon and Chillicothe roads. Whitney appointed postmaster, 29 Dec. 1826. JS and others listed “Kirtland Mills, Geauga County, Ohio” as return address for letters mailed, 1833...

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, Geauga County, Ohio, Nov. 19, 1833.
Brother Moses Nickerson

9 Mar. 1804–4 Mar. 1871. Tinsmith, merchant, farmer. Born at Cavendish, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Freeman Nickerson and Huldah Chapman. Moved to Mount Pleasant, Brantford Township, Wentworth Co. (later Brant Co.), Gore District (later in Ontario), Upper...

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, We arrived at this place

4 Nov. 1833

JS returned to Kirtland, Ohio, from journey to Mount Pleasant, Upper Canada.

on the 4th ultimo1

JS appears to have mistakenly written “ult.” instead of “instant.” “Ultimo” would indicate that he arrived in Kirtland sometime the previous month. He and Rigdon, however, arrived in Kirtland on 4 November 1833. (See JS, Journal, 1–4 Nov. 1833.)  


after a fateagueing journey,2

JS, Rigdon, Freeman Nickerson, and Freeman’s wife, Huldah Chapman Nickerson, left Mount Pleasant on 29 October 1833. JS and Rigdon arrived in Kirtland six days later, having traveled approximately 250 miles. (See JS, Journal, 29 Oct. and 1–4 Nov. 1833.)  


during which time we [p. 62]
Kirtland Mills

Located in Newel K. Whitney store in northwest Kirtland on northeast corner of Chardon and Chillicothe roads. Whitney appointed postmaster, 29 Dec. 1826. JS and others listed “Kirtland Mills, Geauga County, Ohio” as return address for letters mailed, 1833...

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, Geauga County, Ohio, Nov. 19, 1833.
Brother Moses [Nickerson]

9 Mar. 1804–4 Mar. 1871. Tinsmith, merchant, farmer. Born at Cavendish, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Freeman Nickerson and Huldah Chapman. Moved to Mount Pleasant, Brantford Township, Wentworth Co. (later Brant Co.), Gore District (later in Ontario), Upper...

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, We arrived at this place

4 Nov. 1833

JS returned to Kirtland, Ohio, from journey to Mount Pleasant, Upper Canada.

on the 4th ult[imo]1

JS appears to have mistakenly written “ult.” instead of “instant.” “Ultimo” would indicate that he arrived in Kirtland sometime the previous month. He and Rigdon, however, arrived in Kirtland on 4 November 1833. (See JS, Journal, 1–4 Nov. 1833.)  


 after a fateagueing journey,2

JS, Rigdon, Freeman Nickerson, and Freeman’s wife, Huldah Chapman Nickerson, left Mount Pleasant on 29 October 1833. JS and Rigdon arrived in Kirtland six days later, having traveled approximately 250 miles. (See JS, Journal, 29 Oct. and 1–4 Nov. 1833.)  


during which time we [p. 62]
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JS, Letter, Kirtland Mills

Located in Newel K. Whitney store in northwest Kirtland on northeast corner of Chardon and Chillicothe roads. Whitney appointed postmaster, 29 Dec. 1826. JS and others listed “Kirtland Mills, Geauga County, Ohio” as return address for letters mailed, 1833...

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, Kirtland Township, Geauga Co., OH, to Moses Nickerson

9 Mar. 1804–4 Mar. 1871. Tinsmith, merchant, farmer. Born at Cavendish, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Freeman Nickerson and Huldah Chapman. Moved to Mount Pleasant, Brantford Township, Wentworth Co. (later Brant Co.), Gore District (later in Ontario), Upper...

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, Mount Pleasant

First settled, 1799. Population in 1846 about 130. JS preached at Mount Pleasant and baptized several people during mission to Upper Canada, Oct.–Nov. 1833.

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, Brantford Township, Wentworth Co., Gore District, Upper Canada, 19 Nov. 1833. Retained copy, [ca. 19 Nov. 1833], in JS Letterbook 1, pp. 62–65; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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; JS Collection, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for JS Letterbook 1.

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