Authorization for George J. Adams, 14 October 1843
JS and , Authorization, , Hancock Co., IL, for , 14 Oct. 1843; in Times and Seasons, 15 Sept. 1843, 4:329.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN.
Know all men by these presents, before whom this may come, that elder , is fully authorized and required from this time forth to travel from place to place, to raise money by donations, contributions, or collections, both from the Saints, and all honorable men of the earth, to assist in building the of the Lord at : and he is empowered to give a receipt for the same; and our prayer is, that the God of Israel will open the hearts of the people, that they may give liberally to assist in rolling forth the purposes of God in the last days: and all those who give, shall receive the blessings of God, and be rewarded in this world, and the world to come.
We subscribe ourselves your brethren in the bonds of the gospel.
Presidents of the Church of Jesus Church of Latter Day Saints.