- McDonough County
- United States of America
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- History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842]
- History, 1838–1856, volume F-1 [1 May 1844–8 August 1844]
- Journal, 1839
- Letter from John Vance, 28 January 1842
- Letter from John Vance, 1 November 1841
- Letter to the Editors, 6 May 1841
- Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, February–December 1841