Authorization for Orson Pratt, 12 March 1844

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City of <​Ill.​>)
March 12, 1844.)
To whom it may concern. We, the mayor, and Recorder of said , do certify that Esq. the bearer, a councillor in the city council <​of​> said , is sent as an agent for said or corporation, to transact such business as he may deem expedient and beneficial <​for.​> the community which he represents; And as such agent, and gentleman of principle, and character, he by us, is recommended to the due consideration of all the Executive officers of the government, both houses of Congress, and gentlemen generally of the United States.
In witness where of we have hereunto set our hands and affixed the seal of said Corporation.
<​ Corporation​>
Joseph Smith Mayor
Recorder [p. [1]]
Mr s’ Introduction
March 12th 1844 [p. [2]]


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    Insertion in the handwriting of Willard Richards.  

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    Signature of JS.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Willard Richards.