Military Order to Jonathan Dunham, 10 June 1844

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To )
acting Major Gen of )
Head Quarters
June 10th. 1844.
You are hereby commanded to hold the Nauvoo Legion in readiness for[th]with to assist the of said to execute the city ordinance, and especially to remove the printing establishment of the Nauvoo Expositor, and this you are required to do at sight under penalty of the Law. provided the shall require it and need your Services
Joseph Smith
Lieut. Genl. N. Legion
Endorsed The within is a true copy of the original order of Lieut Gen Smith to
In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand & private seal at June 10— 1844
Recorder C. [city of Nauvoo] L. S. [1/4 page blank] [p. [1]]
Lieut. General Smith to
June 10th.1844 [p. [2]]


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