Letter from Almon Babbitt, 19 October 1841

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arived in the city of  they then advised me to do the buisness  in yo their names which I did advised me to continue in   and to organnizing the Churc  Church with 2 Counselers and Bishop  and council which I did I also  made a purchase of goods before I left  the city came home set them up and  waited for my pardonnrs family  but to my astonishment br Rank  came without his family when I  made inquiry he informd me that   orderd a letter to  be writen to him from Dayton ohio  to inform him that he must not  come to this place I feelt greived  about this for knew  at that time that I was igno[ran]t  of the change that had taken place  and when in the city of if he  had told me he had advised Br  Rank not to come to this place  I should not have purchesed the  goods that I did predicated on his  assistance but howevr I thought I  would do the best I could I councild  with on the Subject he  advised me to get up the [illegible] gaain st [against] the church about here that t[h]ey  might be out of the way [p. 3]
arived in the city of they then advised me to do the buisness in their names which I did advised me to continue in and to organnizing the Church with 2 Counselers and Bishop and council which I did I also made a purchase of goods before I left the city came home set them up and waited for my pardonnrs family but to my astonishment br Rank came without his family when I made inquiry he informd me that orderd a letter to be writen to him from Dayton ohio to inform him that he must not come to this place I feelt greived about this for knew at that time that I was ignorant of the change that had taken place and when in the city of if he had told me he had advised Br Rank not to come to this place I should not have purchesed the goods that I did predicated on his assistance but howevr I thought I would do the best I could I councild with on the Subject he advised me to get up the gaainst against the church about here that they might be out of the way [p. 3]
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