Town/City
Commerce (now Nauvoo)
County
Hancock County
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States of America

Hotchkiss Purchase, Commerce, Illinois

Summary

One of three major land acquisitions by LDS church on Nauvoo peninsula.1 Tract consisted of four to five hundred acres and included part of Commerce and all of planned Commerce City (now Nauvoo area).2 Property purchased for $114,500, Aug. 1839.3

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