Petition from Nauvoo Legion, 9 September 1843

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To Lieutenant General Joseph Smith Co[mmander?] Nauvoo Legion.
We the undersigned, officers, &c in said L[egion] respectfully solicit your honor’s attention to the [illegible] object of drawing the army, according to law, and benefit of said Legion. According to [illegible] calculation the First Cohort about needs 640 st[illegible] and the second Cohort about 200 sta[illegible] and 8 cannon:— making a total want pistols rifles, muskets and cannon of 272 therefore would suggest that a coun or three suitable persons be appointed out a regular bill and present the [same to the?] govenor or a proper authority at that the said arms may be drawn and to the city of for the occupa◊◊◊◊ [of?] said Legion according the Laws of the and this , for the distribu[tion of] public arms, and as in duty boun[d we] ever pray: . Sept. 9, 1843
, Clerk
Recorder
Marshal
Liut
B W Rolfe
Capt
Col W. B. M
H I Young Col
Col
Maj
Nelson Higgins Col
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To Lieutenant General Joseph Smith Commander Nauvoo Legion.
We the undersigned, officers, &c in said Legion respectfully solicit your honor’s attention to the object of drawing the army, according to law, and benefit of said Legion. According to calculation the First Cohort about needs 640 st and the second Cohort about 200 sta and 8 cannon:— making a total want pistols rifles, muskets and cannon of 272 therefore would suggest that a coun or three suitable persons be appointed out a regular bill and present the [same to the] govenor or proper authority at that the said arms may be drawn and to the city of for the occupa [of] said Legion according the Laws of the and this , for the distribution of public arms, and as in duty bound we ever pray: . Sept. 9, 1843
, Clerk
Recorder
Marshal
Liut
B W Rolfe
Capt
Col W. B. M
H I Young Col
Col
Maj
Nelson Higgins Col
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