Letterbook 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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early in the spring it was also agreed that we  should set the hands immediately to work to build a house  for the which is to be 30 by 38 feet  on the ground, the first story to be occupied for  the school of the prophets this winter and the upper  story for the printing press, started for   the first inst for the establishment  with $8,00 cash there will be as many hands employed  upon the house as can work on it and evry exertion  made to get the printing into opperation and  publish the Star commencing from the number  when it stopped and to be conducted by untill an oppertunity offers to transfer  it again to Zion to be conducted by as usual and also a paper is to be continued  in this place under the firm of  entitled the Latter day saints messinger and advocate  the probability is that the Star will be forwarded  to subscribers by the first of December  has writen to you for the names and residence  of the subscribers for the Star and if you have  not sent them we wish you to send them  immediately that there may be no delay in  the papers going to subscribers as soon as  they can be printed also  started at the same time to replenish his  store in with money enough  to pay all the debts of both establishments  and expects to bring a larger supply of  goods than at any former time— thus you  see the goodness and mercy of God in  providing for his saints, not one week  before started the way seemed  hedged up and ten or twelve hundred  dollars was the most that he had and knew  not where to obtain the amount he wanted [p. 58]
early in the spring it was also agreed that we should set the hands immediately to work to build a house for the which is to be 30 by 38 feet on the ground, the first story to be occupied for the school of the prophets this winter and the upper story for the printing press, started for the first inst for the establishment with $8,00 cash there will be as many hands employed upon the house as can work on it and evry exertion made to get the printing into opperation and publish the Star commencing from the number when it stopped and to be conducted by untill an oppertunity offers to transfer it again to Zion to be conducted by as usual and also a paper is to be continued in this place under the firm of entitled the Latter day saints messinger and advocate the probability is that the Star will be forwarded to subscribers by the first of December has writen to you for the names and residence of the subscribers for the Star and if you have not sent them we wish you to send them immediately that there may be no delay in the papers going to subscribers as soon as they can be printed also started at the same time to replenish his store in with money enough to pay all the debts of both establishments and expects to bring a larger supply of goods than at any former time— thus you see the goodness and mercy of God in providing for his saints, not one week before started the way seemed hedged up and ten or twelve hundred dollars was the most that he had and knew not where to obtain the amount he wanted [p. 58]
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