Missouri State Archives: Finding Aid 3.7

Thomas Reynolds, 1840-1844

[ Full-text transcription of: Letter from Levi Williams, Illinois to Governor Reynolds, Jefferson City, Mo. ]
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Illinois

Levi Williams sending

Jos Smith’s circular

Jany 13. 1844

Illinois

[postmark illegible]

To the Govenor of M.O

                     Jefferson City                 [18]

Capital of M.O      


            To his Exelency

                                    [word erased] The govener of the State of

Misourie at a meating of the Citizens of Hancock

City State of Illinois  we the undersigns was appointed

To Transmit to your honour an appeal of Joseph

Smith the Prophet to the greenmountain Boys

Published in the inclosed this Paper is only cerculated

among the Mormans by Chance we obtained one

of them and Considered it our duty to Forward

it to you the enclosed is Sufficient evidence to

let you know their Designs

We feel much interested for Misourie as we have onst

been Citensons of that State and have a great many

relatives & Friends their.  we Submit this Packet

to you for your Consideration feeling that we have

done our Duty as republicans.  We [“but” is erased] subscribe

our selves your Obedient humble Servants

This The 30th December 1843

Harrison P. Crofford               Levi Williams Cherman

Secretary                                 of said meeting