Authorization for James Brown, 31 May 1843

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To whom it may concern.
This certifies that the bearer James Brown, appointed by revelation, and sanctioned by the council of the Twelve apostles of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints is a legally authorised agent to collect funds for the and the of God now erecting in the city of ; And as such is recommended to the cordial reception and faithful observation of all saints: Confident that he will honor his mission, it is to be hoped that the saints will open their hearts and honor the servvants of God by heeding his teachings and obeying the commandments of the Lord in all things both spiritual <​and temporal​> And <​may​> health peace and the love of God the Father, and the grace of Jesus Christ our Lord be and abide with him and you all, is the prayer of
Your devoted brother in the bonds of the Everlasting gospel
Joseph Smith
by Clerk
City of )
May 31, 1843)
(Ditto to ) [p. [1]]
May 31. 1843
Copy of Letter to James Brown &


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    Docket in handwriting of Thomas Bullock.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Willard Richards.