Letter to John Smith, 2 July 1833

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made such Confession as you was required to at  Chipiway [Chippewa], all things would have worked together for <your>  good; and as I told you, but you did not manifest  that degree of humility to the bretheren that was  required, but remained obstenate, for that <reason> God  withdrew his Spirit from you and left <you> in the  in darkness. darkness in your letter you say many  hard things against the Bretheren Especially the &c— all which we  highly disaprove,— it seems also that your son   is confederate with you and needs to repen t together with yourself in all humility;  before the Lord; or you must expect to be dealt  with agreeable to the .
we say you are no more than  a private member in the ,
Joseph Smith Jr. Pr
, Pd [p. 51]
made such Confession as you was required to at Chipiway [Chippewa], all things would have worked together for your good; and as I told you, but you did not manifest that degree of humility to the bretheren that was required, but remained obstenate, for that reason God withdrew his Spirit from you and left you in in darkness. in your letter you say many hard things against the Bretheren Especially the &c— all which we highly disaprove,— it seems also that your son is confederate with you and needs to repent together with yourself in all humility; before the Lord; or you must expect to be dealt with agreeable to the .
we say you are no more than a private member in the ,
Joseph Smith Jr. Pr
, Pd [p. 51]
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