Letter to John S. Carter, 13 April 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 32
image
but by way of instruction and I speak as  being acquainted whereas we are strangers  to each other in the flesh I love your soul  and the souls of the Children of men and  pray and do all I can for the salvation of  all I now close by sending you a salutation  of peace in the name of the Lord Jesus  Christ Amen the blessings of our Lord  Jesus Christ be and abide with you all  Amen——
Joseph Smith Jr
NB if it is inconvenient to send a deleget  to to procure for the brethren  to go to it can be done by two or more  we have received two letters from  stating the order and condition of the  and respecting the vision of his wife but on  account of a multitude of business they  have not been answered by us you will  please to read this letter to  and for further information appeal to  the Elders you will please to inform  them at the east who write to us to pay the  postage as we are receiving letters from all  parts and have to pay a great sum of  money otherwise we shall be under the  necessity of letting them remain in the  office as we are not able to pay so much
JS
[p. 32]
but by way of instruction and I speak as being acquainted whereas we are strangers to each other in the flesh I love your soul and the souls of the Children of men and pray and do all I can for the salvation of all I now close by sending you a salutation of peace in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ Amen the blessings of our Lord Jesus Christ be and abide with you all Amen——
Joseph Smith Jr
NB if it is inconvenient to send a deleget to to procure for the brethren to go to it can be done by two or more we have received two letters from stating the order and condition of the and respecting the vision of his wife but on account of a multitude of business they have not been answered by us you will please to read this letter to and for further information appeal to the Elders you will please to inform them at the east who write to us to pay the postage as we are receiving letters from all parts and have to pay a great sum of money otherwise we shall be under the necessity of letting them remain in the office as we are not able to pay so much
JS
[p. 32]
Page 32