Letter to Martin Harris, 22 February 1831

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Febr. 22nd 1831
I send you this to inform you that  it is nec[e]ssary for you to come here as soon as you can  in order to choose a place which may be best adapted  to the circumstances of yourself and breatheren in the east  to settle on as you may choose any place which may best  suit yourselves any where in this part of the country so  as to be as compact as possable and as you will be  better capable of able to make a choice choice than we  it is better for you to come before the rest of the breath ren that when they come they may have places to go to  you will also bring or cause to <be> brought all the  books, as the work is here breaking forth on the east  west north and south, you will also inform the  which are there that all of them who can be spared  will come here without delay if possable this by   of the Lord as he has a great work  for them all in this our inheritence.
We have received the laws of the Kingdom since we came  here and the Disciples in these parts have received them  gladly. You will see that old s family  are taken care of and sent on You will send to   and have either or to come  immediatly or both if they can be spared.
You will not sell the books for less than 10 Shillings
Joseph Smith Jr [p. [1]]
Febr. 22nd 1831
I send you this to inform you that it is necessary for you to come here as soon as you can in order to choose a place which may be best adapted to the circumstances of yourself and breatheren in the east to settle on as you may choose any place which may best suit yourselves any where in this part of the country so as to be as compact as possable and as you will be better able to make a choice than we it is better for you to come before the rest of the breathren that when they come they may have places to go to you will also bring or cause to be brought all the books, as the work is here breaking forth on the east west north and south, you will also inform the which are there that all of them who can be spared will come here without delay if possable this by of the Lord as he has a great work for them all in this our inheritence.
We have received the laws of the Kingdom since we came here and the Disciples in these parts have received them gladly. You will see that s family are taken care of and sent on You will send to and have either or to come immediatly or both if they can be spared.
You will not sell the books for less than 10 Shillings
Joseph Smith Jr [p. [1]]
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