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John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Some dificulties arose in the land of and dissensions took place which is to be feared will end in the misery of some precious souls.
Some dificulties have taken place in this but are now all setled to the satisfaction of all parties as I believe
& have left for Ohio, to fill a mission in there apostolic capasity.
In the fall of 1838 Joseph Smith Jr. [and] came to . On a visit—to prepare a place for them selves and familis.
The situation of the Chirch both here and in is in an unpleasant situation in consequence of the reorganization of its authorities, which was not satisfactory to all concerned. And has term[i]nated in the expulsion of some members, as also some temperal movements, have not proved satisfactory to all parties has also terminated in the expulsion of <many> members, among whom is and myself
Therefore I close the history of the church of Latter Day Saints, Hoping that I may be forgiven of my faults, and my sins be bloted out and in the last day be savd in the kingdom of God notwithstanding my presnt situation, which I hope will soon be betterd and I find favor in the eyes of God and <All men> his saints Farwell. March 1838. [2 lines blank] [p. 85]
Some dificulties arose in the land of and dissensions took place which is to be feared will end in the misery of some precious souls.
Some dificulties have taken place in this but are now all setled to the satisfaction of all parties as I believe
& have left for Ohio, to fill a mission in there apostolic capasity.
In the fall of 1838 Joseph Smith Jr. [and] came to . On a visit—to prepare a place for them selves and familis.
The situation of the Chirch both here and in is in an unpleasant situation in consequence of the reorganization of its authorities, which was not satisfactory to all concerned. And has terminated in the expulsion of some members, as also some temperal movements, have not proved satisfactory to all parties has also terminated in the expulsion of many members,
1838. [2 lines blank] [p. 85]
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