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[ Full-text transcription of: Petition of Garret Groomer for pay for property lost in Mormon War. ]
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Petition of

Garret Groomer

 

Of Clay

 

for pay for property

lost in Mormon War

 

 

refs to Committe on claim

 

adverse report

agreed to

18th Jany

 

(Tilling)

 


 

 

To The honourable the general assembely

Of the State of Missouri

Your petitioner would represent to your

honourable body that in compliance with

law he did furnish to John Brockman

a minor living with your petitioner and

drafted under capt Whittingtton to go against

the Mormons with a Horse Saddle and

Coverlaid and that your petitioner

has never been able to get back said

Saddle and coverlaid though your petitioner

has Made all necessary Search and

enquiry for the Same and further

your petitioner would represent to your

honourable body that he has applied to

the guartermaster General for an

allowance for Said Saddle and Coverlaid

and was informed that Said allowance

would have been made had it been

presented in time or previous to his making

His Returns

                        Your petitioner will ever pray &c

                                                Garret Gromer

                        Nov 1842