Discourse, 6 April 1843–B, as Reported by Times and Seasons

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and there is no prospect of getting any thing from him.
He is owing me about $1100, and I thought it my duty to publish his rascality, that the elders might do the same in that , and prevent the brethren from being imposed upon.— He has got a writing to this effect, that if he owned as much as he pretended, and would do as he said, I would give my influence to build up , and on other terms.
His name is , he took this plan to swindle me out of money, cloth, boards, &c. I want all the congregation to know it. I was not going to use any influence to have the brethren to go to be swindled. My advice is, if they choose, that they come away from and not go there more; it is not a good location.
I am not so much a christian as many suppose I am, when a man undertakes to ride me for a horse, I feel disposed to kick up and throw him off, and ride him. David did so, and so did Joshua. My only weapon is my tongue. I would not buy property in the : I considered it stooping to accept it as a gift. [p. 185]
and there is no prospect of getting any thing from him.
He is owing me about $1100, and I thought it my duty to publish his rascality, that the elders might do the same in that , and prevent the brethren from being imposed upon.— He has got a writing to this effect, that if he owned as much as he pretended, and would do as he said, I would give my influence to build up , and on other terms.
His name is , he took this plan to swindle me out of money, cloth, boards, &c. I want all the congregation to know it. I was not going to use any influence to have the brethren to go to be swindled. My advice is, if they choose, that they come away from and not go there more; it is not a good location.
I am not so much a christian as many suppose I am, when a man undertakes to ride me for a horse, I feel disposed to kick up and throw him off, and ride him. David did so, and so did Joshua. My only weapon is my tongue. I would not buy property in the : I considered it stooping to accept it as a gift. [p. 185]
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