1852 September Certification of John Brown

Title

1852 September Certification of John Brown

Type

Ecclesiastical
Correspondence
Legal

Description

Certification for Major John Brown to act as Traveling Agent of the Perpetual Emigration Fund and to preside over foreign emigration in New Orleans.

Date Issued

September, 1852

Issuer

Perpetual Emigration Fund

Recipient

John Brown

Location

Great Salt Lake City
New Orleans

Signed By

Brigham Young
Willard Richards

Subject

Perpetual Emigration Fund
Emigration
Church Leadership

Date

1852/09

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This certifies that Major John Brown is one of the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company and he is hereby authorized and appointed to act as Traveling agent in the United States.
Bro: Brown is also appointed to preside at the city of New Orleans to receive, counsel, and direct the foreign emigration of the Saints as they shall arrive at that place and do and perform all such things as he shall deem necessary and proper to aid and promote their further emigration to Saint Louis in cooperation with Bro Horace Eldredge, Agent at that place, and Daniel Miller, Agent at Kanesville forwarding them on to the valleys of the mountains, to receive donations to the Fund and disburse the same as he shall deem proper and the Saints universally who desire to promote the cause of truth, and roll on the work of the last days are requested to aid and assist Brother Brown on his mission and listen to his counsels and assist him in the performance of his duties. So shall the blessings of our God rest upon them and him and the work of the Lord be prospered in his hands.
signed
Brigham Young Pres P. E. fd.
W Richards
Secretary

This certifies that Major John Brown is one of the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company and he is hereby authorized and appointed to act as Traveling agent in the United States.

Bro: Brown is also appointed to preside at the city of New Orleans to receive, counsel, and direct the foreign emigration of the Saints as they shall arrive at that place and do and perform all such things as he shall deem necessary and proper to aid and promote their further emigration to Saint Louis in cooperation with Bro Horace Eldredge, Agent at that place, and Daniel Miller, Agent at Kanesville forwarding them on to the valleys of the mountains, to receive donations to the Fund and disburse the same as he shall deem proper and the Saints universally who desire to promote the cause of truth, and roll on the work of the last days are requested to aid and assist Brother Brown on his mission and listen to his counsels and assist him in the performance of his duties.  So shall the blessings of our God rest upon them and him and the work of the Lord be prospered in his hands.

signed
Brigham Young Pres P. E. fd.

W Richards
Secretary