Petition from George W. Crouse and Others, circa 9 March 1844
George W. Crouse and 168 others, Petition, , Hancock Co., IL, to Nauvoo City Council, ca. 9 Mar. 1844; unidentified handwriting; signatures of petitioners; docket in handwriting of ; endorsements in handwriting of and ; six pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845, CHL.
To the Honerable Mayor. Alderman & Councillors of the City of — Greeting
The undersigned citizens of said respectfully represent that they are deeply interested in the improvement and advancement of said — that the great desideratum of your petioners is to promote the prosperity of said — to enhance the value therof and to facilitate its progress to distinction and wealth—
Your petioners would therefore most respectfully represent to your Honerable Body that they deem it essential to the prosperity of said — to the convenience and happiness of the Citizens thereof to have Knight Street laid out and opened through to the Eastern Boundery line of said and to pray your Honorable Body will in its wisdom so ordain— as your petitioners in duty bound will ever pray