Military Order to Wilson Law, 8 December 1843

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Head Quarters Nauvoo Legion,)
City of Dec. 8, 1843)
Sir: The Marshal having made <​of this ​> of this C having m[a]de a demand of me, for a suitable portion of the Nauvoo Legion to protect the rights of the citizens, and carry the ordinances of said into full effect, your are hereby directed and required, to hold in readiness, such portions of the <​said​> Nauvoo Legion, which you have the honor to command, as may be necessary to compel obedience to the ordinances of said , and secure the peace of the citizens, and call them out, if occasion require, without further notice.
With due regard I have the honor to be your obt sevt.
Joseph Smith
Liut Gen N. L.
Maj Gn )
Commanding)
Nauvoo Legion) [p. [1]]
Head Quarters Nauvoo Legion,)
City of Dec. 8, 1843)
Sir: The Marshal of this having made a demand of me, for a suitable portion of the Nauvoo Legion to protect the rights of the citizens, and carry the ordinances of said into full effect, you are hereby directed and required, to hold in readiness, such portions of the said Nauvoo Legion, which you have the honor to command, as may be necessary to compel obedience to the ordinances of said , and secure the peace of the citizens, and call them out, if occasion require, without further notice.
With due regard I have the honor to be your obt sevt.
Joseph Smith
Liut Gen N. L.
Maj Gn )
Commanding)
Nauvoo Legion) [p. [1]]
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