Letter from Oliver Cowdery, 8 April 1831

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stranger or foreigner to go among them to teach or preach  We are about Eleven miles from  where we send our letters mailed & also to receive  letters and we thought that we shall write evry week  to our brothren and on your receiving this we  want you to do the same by us for we think that if  any people are entitled of <to> the benefits of free postage  it [should be?] us wants to write  the principle names of those brethren who have  been baptized <of> his neighbours since he left wishes <to> inform his wife that he is  sure that the Lord called him to come to this country  and consequently he shall not return untill he calls him  back again he also informs her that respecting that suit  at Law that there can be nothing done on there part  more till August term, I wish <my> brother would  write me the procedings of the several as  they were held, the number of & &  members as he will at each house an oppertunity  of knowing and as you write to me weekly (which  I hope you will not fail to do) you would write general  occurrances through each week, Finely Brethren  farewell the Lord God of peace be with you & keep you  firm unto his coming & kingdom Amen—
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stranger or foreigner to go among them to teach or preach We are about Eleven miles from where we send our letters mailed & also to receive letters and we thought that we shall write evry week to our brothren and on your receiving this we want you to do the same by us for we think that if any people are entitled to the benefits of free postage it [should be] us wants to write the principle names of those brethren who have been baptized of his neighbours since he left wishes to inform his wife that he is sure that the Lord called him to come to this country and consequently he shall not return untill he calls him back again he also informs her that respecting that suit at Law that there can be nothing done on there part more till August term, I wish my brother would write me the procedings of the several as they were held, the number of & & members as he will at each house an oppertunity of knowing and as you write to me weekly (which I hope you will not fail to do) you would write general occurrances through each week, Finely Brethren farewell the Lord God of peace be with you & keep you firm unto his coming & kingdom Amen—
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