Military Order to Charles C. Rich, 29 April 1844–A

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City of
Head Quarters Nauvoo Legion
April 29th. 1844.
Brigadier General
Sir
Major General has been suspended for unbecoming conduct, and I hereby order that you take the command of said Nauvoo Legion till the result of his case shall be decided by Court Martial.
Respectfully
I have the honor to be Your obt. servt.
Joseph Smith
Lieut. Genl. N. L. [p. [1]]
[p. [2] blank] [p. [2]]
[p. [3] blank] [p. [3]]
Brigadier General
Ill.
 
Gen Joseph Smith
Gen Order to to take Command of the Nauvoo Legion [p. [4]]

Footnotes

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    Signature of JS in handwriting of William W. Phelps.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Joseph C. Rich.