Letterbook 1

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and farmileraity [familiarity] among the ruler in Zion , we were exceding sorry to hear the  complaint which was made in  letter that the letters attending the Olive leaf  had been kept from him as it is meet that  he should know all things in relation to  Zion as the Lord has appointed him to be  a Judge in Zion, We hope dear brethren  that the like circumstanc will not take  place again when we direct letters to  Zion to any of the high Priests which  pertains to the regulation thereof we  alway design <that> they should be laid before  the so as to enable him to perform  his duty we say so much hoping it will  be received in kindness and our brethren  be careful about each others feelings and  walk in love honoring one another  more then themselves as is required  of the Lord your as ever—

Letter to John Smith • 2 July 1833

2d July 1833
Brother John Smith–(2d)
We <have> just received your letter, of the 8th of June,  which seems to have been written in a spirit of  Justifycation on your part; You well recollect that  previous to your leaveing this place you was tryd  before the , which found you  guilty of misdemeanor– and desided that you sho uld no longer retain your authority in the . all of which we approove as Sanction. you name  you nam[e] something in your letter that took  place at , in Shalersville, on the  27th and 28th of August which we  perfectly Agree recollect and had you have [p. 50]
and farmileraity familiarity among the ruler in Zion, we were exceding sorry to hear the complaint which was made in letter that the letters attending the Olive leaf had been kept from him as it is meet that he should know all things in relation to Zion as the Lord has appointed him to be a Judge in Zion, We hope dear brethren that the like circumstanc will not take place again when we direct letters to Zion to any of the high Priests which pertains to the regulation thereof we alway design that they should be laid before the so as to enable him to perform his duty we say so much hoping it will be received in kindness and our brethren be careful about each others feelings and walk in love honoring one another more then themselves as is required of the Lord your as ever—

Letter to John Smith • 2 July 1833

2d July 1833
Brother John Smith–(2d)
We have just received your letter, of the 8th of June, which seems to have been written in a spirit of Justifycation on your part; You well recollect that previous to your leaveing this place you was tryd before the , which found you guilty of misdemeanor– and desided that you should no longer retain your authority in the . all of which we approove as Sanction. you name something in your letter that took place at , in Shalersville, on the 27th and 28th of August which we perfectly recollect and had you have [p. 50]
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