Letter from John E. Page, 1 September 1841

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the high Priest of the most high God with a shineing retinue of the heavenly host attending down the skye Ranked with Micheal, Gabrel and the Prop[h]ets Joshua Gideon and the rest of those high Priests of God and Martialing charecters with Jesus the great head of Church of the first born made perfect as their great leader to take possession of the Earth chain the Devil and conquer Death and him that has the power thereof which is the Devil— with those bright and glorious prospects before you do not mourn as those that have no hope but regard that your names are writen in heaven and that becaus we are blessed with the everlasting gospel and the eternal Priesthood of endless life whic[h] is the assureance and seal to life— glory— and imortality beyond the grave— hold on to the integrity of the Lord in that he has said Blessed is the dead that die in the Lord— from henceforth (I E hence forth from the time of the ministry of the everlasting gospel) for they rest from their labours and their works do follow them— To all the relitives of the decd. and the church as a body— May the God of peace speak peace to your mourning Spirits and make up the loss of with a more copeous effusion of the holy Spirit to your full and complete sanctifycation and ultimate salvation in the Kingdom of God. even so in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ— Amen
A few words concerning my Mishion and then I close— It is now a few days over one year since left me in — the latest account I have had of him was a letter dated the 8 of June 1841 he was then in London expecting to start in a day or two for Rotterdam of Germany his letter was addressed to of I was in some two or three weeks I returned to this on busyness I shall return to soon— left the city of on the 13 of Feby. with upwards of $500 and clothed in first rate style sufficient for years besides a good suply of the best of provisions for his [p. 2]
the high Priest of the most high God with a shineing retinue of the heavenly host attending down the skye Ranked with Micheal, Gabrel and the Prophets Joshua Gideon and the rest of those high Priests of God and Martialing charecters with Jesus the great head of Church of the first born made perfect as their great leader to take possession of the Earth chain the Devil and conquer Death and him that has the power thereof which is the Devil— with those bright and glorious prospects before you do not mourn as those that have no hope but regard that your names are writen in heaven and that becaus we are blessed with the everlasting gospel and the eternal Priesthood of endless life which is the assureance and seal to life— glory— and imortality beyond the grave— hold on to the integrity of the Lord in that he has said Blessed is the dead that die in the Lord— from henceforth (I E hence forth from the time of the ministry of the everlasting gospel) for they rest from their labours and their works do follow them— To all the relitives of the decd. and the church as a body— May the God of peace speak peace to your mourning Spirits and make up the loss of with a more copeous effusion of the holy Spirit to your full and complete sanctifycation and ultimate salvation in the Kingdom of God. even so in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ— Amen
A few words concerning my Mishion and then I close— It is now a few days over one year since left me in — the latest account I have had of him was a letter dated the 8 of June 1841 he was then in London expecting to start in a day or two for Rotterdam of Germany his letter was addressed to of I was in some two or three weeks I returned to this on busyness I shall return to soon— left the city of on the 13 of Feby. with upwards of $500 and clothed in first rate style sufficient for years besides a good suply of the best of provisions for his [p. 2]
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