Letterbook 1

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  • Historical Introduction
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blameless to the coming of our lord Jesus  Christ Amen— Joseph Smith Jun
PS say to that his confession gave  me great satisfaction and all things are  now settled on my part tell Sister  Chloer that her Mother is well and  living with bro and  is now at my house——

Letter, Hyrum Smith and Others to “the Churches of Christ” • 1 June 1833

June first 1833
To the Churches of— Christ in——.  we feel ourselves under obligation to writ[e]  to you as well as to all the churches of the  different branches and we do this that you  with us may exert yourselves to bring  about the fulfilment of the command  of the Lord concerning the establishing  or preparing a home whereby the Elders  who have been commanded of the Lord to  so to do, to gather themselves together and  prepare all things and call a solemn  assembly and treasure up words of  wisdom that they might go forth to  the Gentiles for the last time. and we  now in order to accomplish this we  are directed yea we are under the  necessity to call on the whole Church  as a body that they make evry possable  exertion to aid temporally as well as  spiritually in this great work that the  Lord is bringing about and is about to  accomplish and unless we fulfil this  command vis establish an and  prepare all things necessary whereby  the Elders may gather into a school [p. 36]
blameless to the coming of our lord Jesus Christ Amen— Joseph Smith Jun
PS say to that his confession gave me great satisfaction and all things are now settled on my part tell Sister Chloer that her Mother is well and living with bro and is now at my house——

Letter, Hyrum Smith and Others to “the Churches of Christ” • 1 June 1833

June first 1833
To the Churches of— Christ in——. we feel ourselves under obligation to write to you as well as to all the churches of the different branches and we do this that you with us may exert yourselves to bring about the fulfilment of the command of the Lord concerning the establishing or preparing a home whereby the Elders who have been commanded of the Lord so to do, to gather themselves together and prepare all things and call a solemn assembly and treasure up words of wisdom that they might go forth to the Gentiles for the last time. and now in order to accomplish this we are directed yea we are under the necessity to call on the whole Church as a body that they make evry possable exertion to aid temporally as well as spiritually in this great work that the Lord is bringing about and is about to accomplish and unless we fulfil this command vis establish an and prepare all things necessary whereby the Elders may gather into a school [p. 36]
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