Letter from George Miller, 4 September 1842

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to the plough, not to look back; and not withstanding my anxiety I sha <in regard> to matters at home, I shall prosecute my journey on the first boat which will likely go down to morrow. Every thing is dull but vice, that seems to be on the gaining hand. I have not heard any thing said in regard to our people since I have been here except in my conversation with Mr. Raplie who is an acquaintance of mine, and quite friendly. The people here from what I have ilicited from Mr. Raplie is <are> about as elsewhere, a majority not believing s stories,—
I think long the time since I have seen you and shall husband every moment of time <it> well until my return.
May the Lord bless & preserve you all is an[d] shall be my prayer until I see you again.
Present me to Mrs. [Mary Fry] Miller & my children, and all other friends.
yours Most truly in the bonds of the everlasting covenant
PS I send this by mail as it may be the faster conveyance
Shew this to Br Jos. as it is written for him [10 lines blank] [p. [2]]
the plough, not to look back; and not withstanding my anxiety in regard to matters at home, I shall prosecute my journey on the first boat which will likely go down to morrow. Every thing is dull but vice, that seems to be on the gaining hand. I have not heard any thing said in regard to our people since I have been here except in my conversation with Mr. Raplie who is an acquaintance of mine, and quite friendly. The people here from what I have ilicited from Mr. Raplie are about as elsewhere, a majority not believing s stories,—
I think long the time since I have seen you and shall husband every moment of it well until my return.
May the Lord bless & preserve you all is and shall be my prayer until I see you again.
Present me to Mrs. Mary Fry Miller & my children, and all other friends.
yours Most truly in the bonds of the everlasting covenant
PS I send this by mail as it may be the faster conveyance
Shew this to Br Jos. as it is written for him [10 lines blank] [p. [2]]
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