Letter to William W. Phelps, 27 November 1832

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triumph above all the kingdoms of this world but I must drop this subject at the begining Oh Lord when will the time come when thy servent and myself behold the day that we may stand together and gase upon Eternal wisdom engraven upon the hevens while the magesty of our God holdeth up the dark curtain <until> we may read the sound of Eternity to the fullness and satisfaction of our immortal souls Oh Lord God deliver us in thy due time from the little narrow prison almost as it were totel darkness of paper pen and ink and a crooked broken scattered and imperfect language I would inform you that I have obtained ten subscriboers for the star and received pay their names and place of residence as follows, John Mc.Mahhan, James Mc.Mahhan, James White, William Brown, Henry Kingery, Micayer Dillions, Abraham Kingery, John A Fisher, David Houghs, Thomas Singers, the papers and and all to be sent to Guy[a]ndotte the papers are all to be sent to Post office Verginea except David Houghs his is to be sent to Wayne <County> Township Worster County <Township> Ohio, has not r[e]ceived her Papers pleas inform her Sister <Hariet> that shee is well and give my respects to her tell her that Mr, Angels Brother came after her and the child soon after shee went from here all he wanted wanted was the child No More <my> love for all the Brotheren yours in bonds Amen
Joseph Smith Jr—
PS send the evening and morning star to Brothe[r] Watertown Jeffers[on] County New York all to be from first No—
Jos Sm [p. 4]
triumph above all the kingdoms of this world but I must drop this subject at the begining Oh Lord when will the time come when thy servent and myself behold the day that we may stand together and gase upon Eternal wisdom engraven upon the hevens while the magesty of our God holdeth up the dark curtain until we may read the sound of Eternity to the fullness and satisfaction of our immortal souls Oh Lord God deliver us in thy due time from the little narrow prison almost as it were totel darkness of paper pen and ink and a crooked broken scattered and imperfect language I would inform you that I have obtained ten subscriboers for the star and received pay their names and place of residence as follows, John Mc.Mahhan, James Mc.Mahhan, James White, William Brown, Henry Kingery, Micayer Dillions, Abraham Kingery, John A Fisher, David Houghs, Thomas Singers, the papers and and all to be sent to Guyandotte Post office Verginea except David Houghs his is to be sent to Wayne County Worster Township Ohio, has not received her Papers pleas inform her Sister Hariet that shee is well and give my respects to her tell her that Mr, Angels Brother came after her and the child soon after shee went from here all he wanted was the child No More my love for all the Brotheren yours in bonds Amen
Joseph Smith Jr—
PS send the evening and morning star to Brother Watertown Jefferson County New York all to be from first No—
Jos Sm [p. 4]
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