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Letter to Emma Smith, 12 November 1838

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is a lovely little girl, I love hir also  She is a promising child, tell her Father  wants her to remember him and be a  good girl, tell all the rest that I think  of them and pray for them all, Br  Babbit is waitting to carry our letters,  for us the is inspecting them  therefore my time is short <the> little baby   is on my mind continualy  Oh my affectionate , I want you  to remember that I am <a> true and faithful  friend, to you and the chilldren, forever,  my heart is intwined around you[r]s forever  and ever, Oh may God bless you all  amen you I am your husband and  am in bonds and tribulation &c
to Joseph Smith Jr
P S write as often as you can, and  if possible come and see me, and bring  the chilldren if possible, act according  to your own feelings <and> best Judgement,  and indeavour to be comforted, if possible,  and I trust that all will turn out  for the bist. yours, J.S. [p. [2]]
is a lovely little girl, I love hir also She is a promising child, tell her Father wants her to remember him and be a good girl, tell all the rest that I think of them and pray for them all, Br Babbit is waitting to carry our letters, for us is inspecting them therefore my time is short little is on my mind continualy Oh my affectionate , I want you to remember that I am a true and faithful friend, to you and the chilldren, forever, my heart is intwined around yours forever and ever, Oh may God bless you all amen I am your husband and am in bonds and tribulation &c
to Joseph Smith Jr
P S write as often as you can, and if possible come and see me, and bring the chilldren if possible, act according to your own feelings and best Judgement, and indeavour to be comforted, if possible, and I trust that all will turn out for the bist. yours, J.S. [p. [2]]
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