Petition from George W. Hickerson and Others, 30 December 1841
, , , , , , , , , , , and , Petition, , Hancock Co., IL, to Nauvoo City Council, 30 Dec. 1841; handwriting of ; signatures of petitioners; endorsement in handwriting of ; dockets in handwriting of and ; one page; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845, CHL.
To the honorable Alderman and counsellors of the City of
Gentleman having understood that there has been a petition presented to your honorable body to open water street to the limits of the east. we your petitioners can not see any particular advantage it would be to the public at present. as it runs runs only two blocks south of parley street and parallell with it. it also will materialy ingure some Individuals. we therefore petition that the street may not be opened at this time and we your petitioners as in Duty bound will ever pray——