Letter to Church Leaders in Jackson County, Missouri, 25 June 1833

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be taught no more in — We sanction the decission of the and his in relation to this doctrine being a bar of communion The number of disciples in is, about 150 We have commenced building the in this place, and it goes on rapidly— Good news from the East and South, of the success of the Labourers is often saluteing our ears, a general time of health among us, families all well and day and night <we pray> for the salvation of Zion. We deliver over to the buffetings of in the name of the Lord, that he may learn not to transgress the of God. We conclude our letter by the usual salutation in token of the
We hasten to a close because the mail is just going
Joseph Smith Jr
Clk of for the
P.S. We feel gratified with the way in which is conducting the Star at present we hope he will seek to render it more and more interesting. In [re]lation to the size of when is once properly regulated there will be a to each to each square of the size of the one we send you with this; but at present it must be done according to wisdom. It is needful Brethren that you should be all of one heart and of one mind in doing the will of the Lord. there should exist the greatest freedom and familiarity among the Rulers in . We were exceeding sorry to hear the complaint which was made in s letter that the letters attending the olive leaf had been kept from him as it is meet that he should know all thing[s] in relation to as the Lord has appointed him to be a judge in Zion. We hope dear Brethren that the like circumstance will not take place again— When we direct letters to to any of the which pertains to the regulation thereof, we always design that they Should be laid before the so as to enable him to perform his duty, we say say so much hopeing that it will be received in Kindness and our Brethren be careful about each others feelings and walk in love honoring one another more than themselves as is required of the Lord You[r]s as ever [p. [3]]
be taught no more in — We sanction the decission of the and his in relation to this doctrine being a bar of communion The number of disciples in is, about 150 We have commenced building the in this place, and it goes on rapidly— Good news from the East and South, of the success of the Labourers is often saluteing our ears, a general time of health among us, families all well and day and night we pray for the salvation of Zion. We deliver over to the buffetings of in the name of the Lord, that he may learn not to transgress the of God. We conclude our letter by the usual salutation in token of the
We hasten to a close because the mail is just going
Joseph Smith Jr
Clk for the
P.S. We feel gratified with the way in which is conducting the Star at present we hope he will seek to render it more and more interesting. In relation to the size of when is once properly regulated there will be a to each to each square of the size of the one we send you with this; but at present it must be done according to wisdom. It is needful Brethren that you should be all of one heart and of one mind in doing the will of the Lord. there should exist the greatest freedom and familiarity among the Rulers in . We were exceeding sorry to hear the complaint which was made in s letter that the letters attending the olive leaf had been kept from him as it is meet that he should know all things in relation to as the Lord has appointed him to be a judge in Zion. We hope dear Brethren that the like circumstance will not take place again— When we direct letters to to any of the which pertains to the regulation thereof, we always design that they Should be laid before the so as to enable him to perform his duty, we say say so much hopeing that it will be received in Kindness and our Brethren be careful about each others feelings and walk in love honoring one another more than themselves as is required of the Lord Yours as ever [p. [3]]
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