Letterbook 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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We the undersigners agree to pay the sum annexed to our names for the evening and Morning Star formerly printed in Missouri but now to be published in Geauga County Ohio— by and sent to subscribers by the first of December next——
By procuring ten subscribers you have one gratis I wish you to use all your exertion in obtaining signers and also get all travling elders you see to do the same, your in the bonds of Love and Christian fellowship
Letter, Frederick G. Williams to John Murdock • 10 October 1833
Oct 10th 1833
Dear brother we have Just received a letter from you desiring to know the truth of the riot in Zion I have not time to give you the particulars concerning the matter but suffice it to say that the inhabitants of arose in mass and distroyed the printing establishment and compelled the brethren to agree to leave the one half by the first of January and the residue by the first of April next, but we have sent men and means to seek redress from the govornment and leave the event with God, there need be no fears for the future prosperity of Zion for God watches over her for good as a shepherd doth his flock and will make bear his arm for her deliverence in the eyes of all the nations and those who desire to go to Zion let them go trusting in the Lord and he will protect them— [p. 61]
you can write a subscription after this form to get subscribers for the paper
We the undersigners agree to pay the sum annexed to our names for the evening and Morning Star formerly printed in Missouri but now to be published in Geauga County Ohio— by and sent to subscribers by the first of December next——
By procuring ten subscribers you have one gratis I wish you to use all your exertion in obtaining signers and also get all travling elders you see to do the same, your in the bonds of Love and Christian fellowship
Letter, Frederick G. Williams to John Murdock • 10 October 1833
Oct 10th 1833
Dear brother we have Just received a letter from you desiring to know the truth of the riot in Zion I have not time to give you the particulars concerning the matter but suffice it to say that the inhabitants of arose in mass and distroyed the printing establishment and compelled the brethren to agree to leave the one half by the first of January and the residue by the first of April next, but we have sent men and means to seek redress from the govornment and leave the event with God, there need be no fears for the future prosperity of Zion for God watches over her for good as a shepherd doth his flock and will make bear his arm for her deliverence in the eyes of all the nations and those who desire to go to Zion let them go trusting in the Lord and he will protect them— [p. 61]
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