Letter from Almon Babbitt, 19 October 1841

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these things I had full confidence in and with all my heart acted acordinly beleiving that my mishon was only to prepair the way for men of greater council and wisdom for it was understood that brother would be here with his family last Spring who made arangement with me <to> Exchange a piece of land in Claton for the Carter house and many other ar[ra]ngement of like nature. I therefore began to make arangement after I got into the State of for some buisness whareby I might support my family without being Burdonsom to the Church I accidently fell in company with brother Rank who had on hand a small assortment of goods he purposed to Enter into business with me I looked upon it a provedential open[in]g for me and we made arangement the good he brought to this place and we began trade he returned for his faimly and as soon as I could make things ready I took a power of atterney from and Started East for the purpus of liquadating some judgements against p[r]operty in this place I was Successful in making Exchanges knew nothing of enny change of operration at your untill and [p. 2]
these things I had full confidence in and with all my heart acted acordinly beleiving that my mishon was only to prepair the way for men of greater council and wisdom for it was understood that brother would be here with his family last Spring who made arangement with me to Exchange a piece of land in Claton for the Carter house and many other arrangement of like nature. I therefore began to make arangement after I got into the State of for some buisness whareby I might support my family without being Burdonsom to the Church I accidently fell in company with brother Rank who had on hand a small assortment of goods he purposed to Enter into business with me I looked upon it a provedential opening for me and we made arangement the good he brought to this place and we began trade he returned for his faimly and as soon as I could make things ready I took a power of atterney from and Started East for the purpus of liquadating some judgements against property in this place I was Successful in making Exchanges knew nothing of enny change of operration at your untill and [p. 2]
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