Letter to John Corrill and the Church in Missouri, 4 September 1837

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Sendeth greeting, Blessed be the  God of and father of our Lord Jesus  Christ Who has blessed you with many  blessings in Christ, And who has delivered  you many times from the hands of your  enimies And planted you many times  in an heavenly or holy place, My res pects & love to you all, and my bless ings upon all the faithfull & true harted  in the new & everlasting covenant & for as  much as I have desired for a long time  to see your faces, & converse with you  & instruct you in those things which  have been revealed to Me partaining  to the Kingdom of God in the last  days, I now write unto you offering  an appolegy [apology], My being bound with  bonds of affliction by the workers of ini quity and by the labours of the endeaveroung in all things to do  the will of God, for the salvation of the  Church both in temporal as well as  spiritual things. Bretheren we have wai ded through a scene of affliction and sor row thus far for the will of God, that lan guage is inadequate to describe pray  yea therefore with more earnestness  for our redemption, You have undo ubtedly been informed by letter  & otherwise of our difficulties in which are now about being settled  and that you may have a knowledge of  the same I subscribe to you the following  minuits of the comittee, of the whole Church  of the authorities &.c. refering you  to my brother & br.  for further particulars also that you [p. 19]
Sendeth greeting, Blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ Who has blessed you with many blessings in Christ, And who has delivered you many times from the hands of your enimies And planted you many times in an heavenly or holy place, My respects & love to you all, and my blessings upon all the faithfull & true harted in the new & everlasting covenant & for as much as I have desired for a long time to see your faces, & converse with you & instruct you in those things which have been revealed to Me partaining to the Kingdom of God in the last days, I now write unto you offering an appolegy [apology], My being bound with bonds of affliction by the workers of iniquity and by the labours of the endeaveroung in all things to do the will of God, for the salvation of the Church both in temporal as well as spiritual things. Bretheren we have waided through a scene of affliction and sorrow thus far for the will of God, that language is inadequate to describe pray ye therefore with more earnestness for our redemption, You have undoubtedly been informed by letter & otherwise of our difficulties in which are now about being settled and that you may have a knowledge of the same I subscribe to you the following minuits of the comittee, of the whole Church of the authorities &.c. refering you to my brother & br. for further particulars also that you [p. 19]
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