Letter to Emma Smith, 19 August 1836

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, Mss., August 19th, 1836.
My beloved
is about to start for home  to start for home before the rest of us, which  seems wisdom in God, as our buisness here cannot  be determined as soon as we could wish to <have it>,  I thaught a line from me by him would not  be acceptible to you, even if it did not contain  but little, that you may know that you and  the children are much on my mind, with  regard to the graat [great] object of our mishion you  will be anxtiou [anxious] to know, we have found the  house since Brother Burjece left us, very luck ily and providentialy, as we had one spell been  most discouraged, but the house is ocupied and  it will require much care and patience to  rent or b[u]y it, we think we shall be able  to effect it if not now within the course  of a few months, we think we shall be at  home about the midle of septtember, I can  think of many things concerning our busi ness but can only pray that you may have  wisdom to manage the concerns that invol ve on you and want you should  believe me that I am your sincere  friend and husband in hast yours &c—
Joseph Smith Jr
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, Mss., August 19th, 1836.
My beloved
is about to start for home before the rest of us, which seems wisdom in God, as our buisness here cannot be determined as soon as we could wish to have it, I thaught a line from me by him would be acceptible to you, even if it did not contain but little, that you may know that you and the children are much on my mind, with regard to the graat [great] object of our mishion you will be anxtiou [anxious] to know, we have found the house since Brother Burjece left us, very luckily and providentialy, as we had one spell been most discouraged, the house is ocupied and it will require much care and patience to rent or buy it, we think we shall be able to effect it if not now within the course of a few months, we think we shall be at home about the midle of septtember, I can think of many things concerning our business but can only pray that you may have wisdom to manage the concerns that involve on you and want you should believe me that I am your sincere friend and husband in hast yours &c—
Joseph Smith Jr
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