Petition from John M. Finch and Others, circa 15 April 1843
and 89 others, Petition, , Hancock Co., IL, to Nauvoo City Council, ca. 15 Apr. 1843; handwriting of ; signatures of petitioners; notations in unidentified handwriting; three pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845, CHL.
To the Honerable Members of the City Council of the City of
We the undersigned petitioners do humbly pray your honerable body to order the street opened running from Young street North one half mile from said Young street the said street which your petitioners pray to have opened is laid down in the City Plat and called Brigham street and your petitioners who live back North of young street are much incommoded for the want of an opening or outlet to some public street and therefore pray to have said Brigham street opened one half mile North of said Young street and your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray