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Route from Liverpool to Great Salt Lake Valley

Route from Liverpool to Great Salt Lake Valley

by Frederick Hawkins Piercy and Fawn M. Brodie
Age range: 22+ years old Publication Date: 01/10/2013
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 Excerpt: ...how little a really good thing is sometimes appreciated. The first objects I saw in approaching the city were the remains of what was once the Temple, tion of the Church, and on principles so broad that every honest man might dwell secure under its protective influence, without distinction of sect or party." Having laid this foundation for the gathering of the Saints, a proclamation was issued on the 15th of January, 1841, by the First Presidency of the Church--Joseph Smith, Sidney fiidgon and Hyrum Smith, inviting the wealthy to remove to Nauvoo and neighbourhood, and establish and build up manufactories in the city, and purchase and cultivate farms in the country, that a permanent inheritance might be secured, and the way prepared for the gathering of the poor. At this time the population of the city was upwards of 3000. John C. Bennett, M.D., was elected first mayor. An early ordinance, passed by the Corporation, was one in relation to religious liberty. It provided that all religious sects and denominations should have free toleration and equal privileges within the city, and that any person ridiculing or abusing another on account of his religious belief, should, on conviction thereof before the Mayor or Municipal Court, be fined in any sum not exceeding 500 dollars, or imprisoned not exceeding 6 months. On the 3rd of February, ordinances were passed organizing the Nauvoo Legion and the University, and on the 15th, one was passed regulating the sale of intoxicating liquors, with a view to prevent the introduction of drunkenness into the city. On the 10th of March the State Legislature passed "An Act to incorporate the Nauvoo Agricultural and Manufacturing Association, in the county of Hancock." The object of this association was the prom...
ISBN:
9780674863590
9780674863590
Category:
Travel & holiday
Age range:
22+ years old
Publication Date:
01-10-2013
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Country of origin:
United States

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