1853 July Letter to Nelson Higgins

Title

1853 July Letter to Nelson Higgins

Description

The Nauvoo Legion will act under the command of George A. Smith and information concerning James Allred.

Type

Correspondence
Nauvoo Legion

Sender

Headquarters Nauvoo Legion

Recipient

Nelson Higgins

Date

1853 July

Location

Great Salt Lake City
Sanpete

Subject

Military
Nauvoo Legion

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Headquarters Nauvoo Legion

G. S. L. City
Major Higgins,
Commanding Sanpete
Military District
Dear Sir

at this Office, and duly noted; General
order No One.
We now further inform you Geo. A. Smith
has been assigned to the Command
of the Nauvoo Legion; you will therefore act under his instructions until further orders
I observe in
inst. lst James Allred was ordered to to move to Manti, but he thought he was able to maintain his position at
to move and commenced to fortify the settlement
I consider his position dangerous, and should
by some means.
2nd at Manti in order to form I offered to
proceed under the command of Major or to take the comnand
myself, to by him, but he chose to await
your orders to himself individuallIy before he could act.

I wish merely

Item sets

 

Headquarters Nauvoo Legion

G. S. L. City

Major Higgins,
Commanding Sanpete
Military District

Dear Sir [loss]

at this Office, and duly noted; [loss] General [loss]
order No One. [loss]
We now further inform you Geo. A. Smith [loss]
has been assigned to the Command [loss]
of the Nauvoo Legion; you will therefore act under his instructions until further orders
I observe in [loss]
inst. lst James Allred was ordered to to move to Manti, but he thought he was able to maintain his position at [loss]
to move and commenced to fortify the settlement
I consider his position dangerous, and should [loss]
by some means.
[loss] 2nd at Manti in order to form [loss] I offered to
proceed under the command of Major or to take the comnand
myself, [loss] to by him, but he chose to await
your orders to himself individuallIy before he could act.

I wish merely