Letter to Edward Partridge and Others, 14 January 1833

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Geauga Co Ohio Jany. 14— 1833
From a of 12 to the his and  the inhabitants of , and being appointed  by the said conference to write this Epistle in obedience to the  given the 22 & 23 of Sept last which says “But verily I say unto you all those to  whom the kingdom has been given from you it must be preached unto  all them that they shall repent of their former evil works for they are to  be upbraided for their evil hearts of unbelief and your brethren in  for their rebellion against you at the time I sent you.” Bro Joseph & certain  <others> have writen to you upon this all important subject, but you have <never> been  apprised of these things by the united voice of a conference of those high priests  that were present at the time this commandment was given, we therefore   & the committe appointed by said conference to write this Epistle  having received the prayers of sd conference that we might be enabled to write the  mind & will of God upon this subject, now take up our pen to address you in the  name of the conference, relying upon the arm of the Great Head of the ,  in the commandment above alluded to the Children of were all, yea even  evry one under condemnation, and were to remain in that state until they  repented and remembred the new covenant even the Book of Mormon and the  former commandments which the Lord had given them, not only to say but to  do them and bring forth fruit meet for ther Fathers Kingdom otherwise. [p. 20]
Geauga Co Ohio Jany. 14— 1833
From a of 12 to the his and the inhabitants of , and being appointed by the said conference to write this Epistle in obedience to the given the 22 & 23 of Sept last which says “But verily I say unto all those to whom the kingdom has been given from you it must be preached unto them that they shall repent of their former evil works for they are to be upbraided for their evil hearts of unbelief and your brethren in for their rebellion against you at the time I sent you.” Bro Joseph & certain others have writen to you upon this all important subject, but you have never been apprised of these things by the united voice of a conference of those high priests that were present at the time this commandment was given, we therefore & the committe appointed by said conference to write this Epistle having received the prayers of sd conference that we might be enabled to write the mind & will of God upon this subject, now take up our pen to address you in the name of the conference, relying upon the arm of the Great Head of the , in the commandment above alluded to the Children of were all, yea even evry one under condemnation, and were to remain in that state until they repented and remembred the new covenant even the Book of Mormon and the former commandments which the Lord had given them, not only to say but to do them and bring forth fruit meet for ther Fathers Kingdom otherwise. [p. 20]
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