Letter from Almon Babbitt, 19 October 1841

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we have four meetings a week  and well attended there is very neer  means rased to start a Press in  here I have indeavored to  teach the Saints the Laws of the  Kingdom and to cultivate the  Spirit of union and love but  I feel almost descouraged for the[r]e  is so mutch writen from your place  that it would require more than the  influence of an angel to keep down  the excitement
Now as I said before if your  Council is to have the Saints leave  this place we want you to be plain  on the subject if <so> what must be  done with the and other propety  of the Church. Must it be sold  Rented left for the good of th  publick to goe to ruin or  what must be done
I do wish you would apoit [appoint] a  man and send him here from  your with credentials and with  such instru[c]tions as you may think  for for our best
as I have before said I Expected when  I came here that more able me[n]  would foulow me I therfore  cannot consent as I now feel to  preside over this Stake it a standing [p. [6]]
we have four meetings a week and well attended there is very neer means rased to start a Press in here I have indeavored to teach the Saints the Laws of the Kingdom and to cultivate the Spirit of union and love but I feel almost descouraged for there is so mutch writen from your place that it would require more than the influence of an angel to keep down the excitement
Now as I said before if your Council is to have the Saints leave this place we want you to be plain on the subject if so what must be done with the and other propety of the Church. Must it be sold Rented left for the good of th publick to goe to ruin or what must be done
I do wish you would apoit [appoint] a man and send him here from your with credentials and with such instructions as you may think for our best
as I have before said I Expected when I came here that more able men would foulow me I therfore cannot consent as I now feel to preside over this Stake it a standing [p. [6]]
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