, Resignation as Mayor, , Hancock Co., IL, to and Nauvoo City Council, , Hancock Co., IL, 17 May 1842; handwriting of ; endorsement and docket in handwriting of ; one page; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845, CHL.
Mayor’s Office, City of ,
May 17th, A[D]. 1842.
To , Esq.
Circumstances of a personal nature have induced me to tender you my resignation of the office of Mayor of said , to take effect from and after this date. You will be so good as to notify the Vice Mayor that it now devolves upon him to enter upon the duties of said office of Mayor. The books & papers of the office will be handed over to your orders, to be placed at the disposal of my successor.