Letter, William A. Richardson and Others to Willard Richards and the People of Nauvoo, 1 July 1844
, Enoch Conyer, and John Wood, Letter, , Hancock Co., IL, to and the People of , Hancock Co., IL, 1 July 1844; handwriting presumably of ; signatures of , E. Conyers, and John Wood; docket in handwriting of ; one page; Willard Richards, Papers, CHL.
July 1st 1844
To the People of
We have seen & urged upon the citizens of this place the necessity at this time of returning the writs against prominent men of your denomination for supposed criminal offences and they will be forthwith returned and no apprehensions need be entertained of any anoyance from this source. We have heard only of only two writs being out one for for and one each of which will be returned as soon as the officer can be seen. nor [Lyman] Prentis nor have no writs of a criminal character against any person in — be assured this will be done. We sincerely hope that peace & good order is permanently restored to the whole country