Letterbook 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Your God Suffered death upon the cross after the man[n]er  of the flesh wherefore he Suffered the pains of all men  that all men might repent and come unto him and he  and he hath risen again from the dead that he might  bring all men unto him upon conditions of repentance  and how great is his Joy in the Soul that repents and  behold he commandeth all men to every where to repent  and not only baptised and not only men but women  children which have arrived to the Years of acountibility  Stir up the minds of our friends aganst the time we come  unto you that then they may be willing to take upon them  the name of Christ for that is the name by which they  Shall be called at the Last day and if we Know not  not the name by which we are called I <fear> we shall be  found on the hand I have many things to write but  if the Lord will I shall Shortly come unto You Please  tell Mrs Rockwell that those Shose [shoes] fit well and  I received them as from the Lord tell him that what ever he does in the cause of Zion he will in no  wise loose his reward Now m[a]y the Grace of God  the Father and of our Lord Jesus Christ be and  abide with you all Amen this from your A fellow labourer in the cause of  Zion
P S give my love to <all those> who anxiously inquire after  my property &c

Letter from Oliver Cowdery • 6 November 1829

<Let[ter] 4> <> November the 6th. 1829
Brother Joseph Smith Jr.
I received your leter yesterday bearing date Oct—. 22d  I had long time expectted to hear from you and had often  enquired at the post office for a letter and of course it was  gladly received by us all we rejoice to hear that you are  well and we expect also rejoice to hear that you have  a prospect of obtaining Some mony and we further rejo[i]ce  that you are at rest from your percecutors and we rejoice [p. 6]
Your God Suffered death upon the cross after the manner of the flesh wherefore he Suffered the pains of all men that all men might repent and come unto him and he and he hath risen again from the dead that he might bring all men unto him upon conditions of repentance and how great is his Joy in the Soul that repents and behold he commandeth all men to every where to repent and baptised and not only men but women children which have arrived to the Years of acountibility Stir up the minds of our friends aganst the time we come unto you that then they may be willing to take upon them the name of Christ for that is the name by which they Shall be called at the Last day and if we Know not not the name by which we are called I fear we shall be found on the hand I have many things to write but if the Lord will I shall Shortly come unto You Please tell Mrs Rockwell that those Shose shoes fit well and I received them as from the Lord tell him that whatever he does in the cause of Zion he will in no wise loose his reward Now may the Grace of God the Father and of our Lord Jesus Christ be and abide with you all Amen this from your A fellow labourer in the cause of Zion
P S give my love to all those who anxiously inquire after my property &c

Letter from Oliver Cowdery • 6 November 1829

Letter 4 November the 6th. 1829
Brother Joseph Smith Jr.
I received your leter yesterday bearing date Oct—. 22d I had long time expectted to hear from you and had often enquired at the post office for a letter and of course it was gladly received by us all we rejoice to hear that you are well and we also rejoice to hear that you have a prospect of obtaining Some mony and we further rejoice that you are at rest from your percecutors and we rejoice [p. 6]
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