Letterbook 1

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seams he has made use of it to impose  upon you= as to the two sisters you spoke  of in your last. if there is no testimony on  either side all you can do is to forbid them  to partake of the unworthily and  pray much and God will bring all things  to light.
Letter, Frederick G. Williams to “Dear Brethren” • 10 October 1833
Oct 10th 1833
Dear brethren it is a long time since we  have received any intelegence from you save a  letter received by from bro  which informed us that he had wrote four letters  since left but we have not receved  any of them nor from any other one in Zion except  one from of August 13th and have  had no information concerning the riot and  the cituation of the brethren in Zion to be depended  upon and considering that the enimy have commenced  intercepting our letters I direct this to Sister Billings  thinking by so doing that you may get it, the  brethren here are all engaged in the work of the  Lord and are using evry exertion in their power  for the welfare of Zion and for the promotion  of the great cause of our redeemer, immediately  after the arrival of we sat in councel  to know what to do should be done, the decission  of the councel was that measur[e]s should be imm ediately taken to seek redress by the Laws of our   for your grievences accordingly two  messengers were dispatched for that purpose (let  this suffice for this may fall into the hands of the enemy)  we have received no revelations for a long time  and none concerning the present situation of  Zion which has been writen but it has been  manifested to bro Joseph and communicated [p. 56]
seams he has made use of it to impose upon you= as to the two sisters you spoke of in your last. if there is no testimony on either side all you can do is to forbid them to partake of the unworthily and pray much and God will bring all things to light.
Letter, Frederick G. Williams to “Dear Brethren” • 10 October 1833
Oct 10th 1833
Dear brethren it is a long time since we have received any intelegence from you save a letter received by from bro which informed us that he had wrote four letters since left but we have not receved any of them nor from any other one in Zion except one from of August 13th and have had no information concerning the riot and the cituation of the brethren in Zion to be depended upon and considering that the enimy have commenced intercepting our letters I direct this to Sister Billings thinking by so doing that you may get it, the brethren here are all engaged in the work of the Lord and are using evry exertion in their power for the welfare of Zion and for the promotion of the great cause of our redeemer, immediately after the arrival of we sat in councel to know what should be done, the decission of the councel was that measures should be immediately taken to seek redress by the Laws of our for your grievences accordingly two messengers were dispatched for that purpose (let this suffice for this may fall into the hands of the enemy) we have received no revelations for a long time and none concerning the present situation of Zion which has been writen but it has been manifested to bro Joseph and communicated [p. 56]
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