Letter to Moses Nickerson, 19 November 1833

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from him. I hope you will search the scriptures, to see wheth er these things are not also consistant with those things that  the ancient prophets and apostles have written.
I remember and , Ranson also, and , and little Charles, with all the brethren and sisters. I intreat  for an interest in all your prayers before the throne of mercy in the  name of Jesus. I hope that the Lord will grant that I may  see you all again, and above all that we may overcome and  set down together in the Kingdom of our Father.
We contemplate with much pleasure a visit from you  next spring, <and before if consistant with your business,> and hope we shall not be disappointed. So I  close, by subscribing myself your brother in the bonds of the gospel,
(Signed) Joseph Smith Jr.
PS. I said that and mother Nickerson were well  when we parted with them at , but you will recollect  that ’s eyes <were> very sore while at your place: when we left  him they were not well but considerably improved. J. [p. 65]
from him. I hope you will search the scriptures, to see whether these things are not also consistant with those things that the ancient prophets and apostles have written.
I remember and , Ranson also, and , and little Charles, with all the brethren and sisters. I intreat for an interest in all your prayers before the throne of mercy in the name of Jesus. I hope that the Lord will grant that I may see you all again, and above all that we may overcome and set down together in the Kingdom of our Father.
We contemplate with much pleasure a visit from you next spring, and before if consistant with your business, and hope we shall not be disappointed. So I close, by subscribing myself your brother in the bonds of the gospel,
(Signed) Joseph Smith Jr.
PS. I said that and mother Nickerson were well when we parted with them at , but you will recollect that ’s eyes were very sore while at your place: when we left him they were not well but considerably improved. J. [p. 65]
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