Letterbook 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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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 mages ty 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 bro ken scattered and imperfect language[.] I would inform  you that I have obtained ten subscribers for the  Star and received pay their names and place of residence [are]  as follows, John McMahhan, James McMahhan,  James White, William Brown, Henry Kingery, Micayer  Dillions, Abraham Kingery, John A Fisher, David  Houghs, Thomas Singers, the papers and all to  be sent to Guyndotte [Guyandotte] the paper 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[e] 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 she 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.
Joseph

Letter from Oliver Cowdery • 28 December 1829

<Let[ter] 2> Dececember 28th AD 1829
Brother Joseph Smith Jr–
It may Seam Supe[r]fluous for me to write as [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 subscribers for the Star and received pay their names and place of residence [are] as follows, John McMahhan, James McMahhan, James White, William Brown, Henry Kingery, Micayer Dillions, Abraham Kingery, John A Fisher, David Houghs, Thomas Singers, the papers and all to be sent to Guyndotte [Guyandotte] Post office Verginea except David Houghs his is to be sent to Wayne County Worster Township Ohio, has not received her Papers please 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 she 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.
Joseph

Letter from Oliver Cowdery • 28 December 1829

Letter 2 Dececember 28th AD 1829
Brother Joseph Smith Jr–
It may Seam Superfluous for me to write as [p. 4]
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