History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

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  • Historical Introduction
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<August 16.> <Letter> in gathering up the strength of the Lord’s house,  that this thing may be accomplished, behold there  remaineth a scourge for the , even that  they shall be driven from City to City, and but  few shall remain to receive an , if  those things are not kept there remaineth a  scourge also; therefore, be wise this once, O ye chil dren of Zion! and give heed to my counsel saith  the Lord.
I would inform that the bill I  received of him was good, and when I can  get our money changed for another I will mail  it to him, The brethren as yet have generally  arrived from in health notwith standing the warm season. I would also in form that I am not satisfied  with brother Hulet concerning the colt, and  so long as unrighteous acts are suffered in the  church, it cannot be sanctified, neither can   be redeemed; and also, that I was obliged  to leave the consecrated hom[e] in , also  brother , who was sick, We  expect that when he recovers, that he will come  to . He was very humble, and I entertain  no doubt as to his standing while he continues  so. We have a desire to hear concerning the Cholera,  and whether Sister Bunnell is yet alive, as well  as all deaths &c, the names and standing of all  those who are called away, &c.
The cholera is raging in ,  , , and other places; We found  it in , as we came through, and  almost every other place. It is an awful and  solemn place, day, but this is only the forebodings  of what is to come. The churches seem to be in a  cold, languid and disconsolate state, and as  the revolution of the earth is once in twenty  four hours, so we may look for revolutions,  among this wicked and perverse generation, [p. 536]
August 16. Letter in gathering up the strength of the Lord’s house, that this thing may be accomplished, behold there remaineth a scourge for the , even that they shall be driven from City to City, and but few shall remain to receive an , if those things are not kept there remaineth a scourge also; therefore, be wise this once, O ye children of Zion! and give heed to my counsel saith the Lord.
I would inform that the bill I received of him was good, and when I can get our money changed for another I will mail it to him, The brethren as yet have generally arrived from in health notwithstanding the warm season. I would also inform that I am not satisfied with brother Hulet concerning the colt, and so long as unrighteous acts are suffered in the church, it cannot be sanctified, neither can be redeemed; and also, that I was obliged to leave the consecrated home in , also brother , who was sick, We expect when he recovers, that he will come to . He was very humble, and I entertain no doubt as to his standing while he continues so. We have a desire to hear concerning the Cholera, and whether Sister Bunnell is yet alive, as well as all deaths &c, the names and standing of all those who are called away, &c.
The cholera is raging in , , , and other places; We found it in , as we came through, and almost every other place. It is an awful and solemn day, but this is only the forebodings of what is to come. The churches seem to be in a cold, languid and disconsolate state, and as the revolution of the earth is once in twenty four hours, so we may look for revolutions, among this wicked and perverse generation, [p. 536]
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