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Letter to Emma Smith, 6 June 1832

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but this is a painful subject I hope you will excuse my warmth of feeling in mentioning this subject and also my inability in convaying my ideas in writing I am happy to find that you are still in the faith of Christ and at s I hope you will Comfort and in their trials and and Jerutia and the rest of the Family tell I remember her and in my prayrs my respects to the rest I Should Like [to] See little and once more take her on my knee and converse with you on the all the subjects which concerns us things I cannot is not prudent for me to write I omit all the important things which could I See you I could make you aquainted with tell that I and will arrange the business of that farm when we come give my respects to all the Brotheren [’s] Family tell them he is Chearfull and patient and a true Brother to me I Subscribe myself your Husband the Lord bless you peace be with [you?] So
Farewell untill I return
Joseph Smith Jr— [p. [3]]
but this is a painful subject I hope you will excuse my warmth of feeling in mentioning this subject and also my inability in convaying my ideas in writing I am happy to find that you are still in the faith of Christ and at s I hope you will Comfort and in their trials and and and the rest of the Family tell I remember her and in my prayrs my respects to the rest I Should Like [to] See little and once more take her on my knee and converse with you on all the subjects which concerns us things I cannot is not prudent for me to write I omit all the important things which could I See you I could make you aquainted with tell that I and will arrange the business of that farm when we come give my respects to all the Brotheren ’s Family tell them he is Chearfull and patient and a true Brother to me I Subscribe myself your Husband the Lord bless you peace be with you So
Farewell untill I return
Joseph Smith Jr— [p. [3]]
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