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 Decemberhas 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
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 Decemberhas 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
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