Letter to Edward Partridge, 5 December 1833

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contend for it to the last, you will recollect  that the Lord has said that should not  be moved out of her place therefore the land  should not be sold but held by the brethren  until the Lord of in his wisdom opens a way  for your return and until that time if  you can purchase a tract of Land in  for present imergenes it is right you  should do so if you can do it and not  sell your Land in it is not  safe for us to send you a writen revelation  on the subject but what is writen above is  according to wisdom, I haste to a close to  give room for and remain  yours in the bonds of the
Joseph Smith J
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contend for it to the last, you will recollect that the Lord has said that should not be moved out of her place therefore the land should not be sold but held by the brethren until the Lord in his wisdom opens a way for your return and until that time if you can purchase a tract of Land in for present imergenes it is right you should do so if you can do it and not sell your Land in it is not safe for us to send you a writen revelation on the subject but what is writen above is according to wisdom, I haste to a close to give room for and remain yours in the bonds of the
Joseph Smith J
[p. 70]
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