Letterbook 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Beloved Brethren and Joseph, by the permit of my companion I  write a line to show that I have not forgotten your, neither do I forget you for  my prayer is to my Heavenly Father for your deliverance; It seems as though  the Lord was slow to hear the prayers of the Saints, but the Lord’s ways, are not like  our ways, therefore he can do better than ourselves; you must be comforted Bro   & J. and look forward for better days; your little ones are as playful as  little lambs, be comforted concerning them, for they are not cast down as  and sorrowful as we are; their sorrows are but momentary, and ours contin ual. May the Lord bless, protect, and deliver you from all your enemies,  and restore you to the bosom of your families, is the prayer of .
, Mo.

Letter of Introduction from Thomas Griffith and John S. Seymour • 19 October 1838

Recommendatory Letters &c.
Oct, 19 1838
A Card—
We the undersigned personal acquaintances of  firmly believe that the course which he has pursued in settling the claims,  accounts &c against the former Citizens of , has done much  credit to himself, and all others that committed to him the cares of adjusting  their business with this community— which also furnishes evidence that  there was no intention on their part of defrauding their Creditors.
Thomas Griffith
John, S. Seymour

Letter of Introduction from Horace Kingsbury • 26 October 1838

To all people that are or may be interested.
I of , Geauga County & State of  Ohio— feeling the importance of recommending to remembrance every worthy  citizen who has by their conduct commended themselves to personal acquaintances  by their course of strict integrity, and desire for truth and common justice.  feel it my duty to state that ’s management in the arrangement of  the unfinished business of people that have moved to the Far West, in redeeming their  pledges and thereby sustaining their integrity, has been highly <truly> praiseworthy, and  has entitled him to my highest esteem, and ever grateful recollection.
Oct 26th. 1838 [p. 40]
Beloved Brethren and Joseph, by the permit of my companion I write a line to show that I have not forgotten you, neither do I forget you for my prayer is to my Heavenly Father for your deliverance; It seems as though the Lord was slow to hear the prayers of the Saints, but the Lord’s ways, are not like our ways, therefore he can do better than ourselves; you must be comforted Bro & J. and look forward for better days; your little ones are as playful as little lambs, be comforted concerning them, for they are not cast down and sorrowful as we are; their sorrows are but momentary, and ours continual. May the Lord bless, protect, and deliver you from all your enemies, and restore you to the bosom of your families, is the prayer of .
, Mo.

Letter of Introduction from Thomas Griffith and John S. Seymour • 19 October 1838

Recommendatory Letters &c.
Oct, 19 1838
A Card—
We the undersigned personal acquaintances of firmly believe that the course which he has pursued in settling the claims, accounts &c against the former Citizens of , has done much credit to himself, and all others that committed to him the cares of adjusting their business with this community— which also furnishes evidence that there was no intention on their part of defrauding their Creditors.
Thomas Griffith
John, S. Seymour

Letter of Introduction from Horace Kingsbury • 26 October 1838

To all people that are or may be interested.
I of , Geauga County & State of Ohio— feeling the importance of recommending to remembrance every worthy citizen who has by their conduct commended themselves to personal acquaintances by their course of strict integrity, and desire for truth and common justice. feel it my duty to state that ’s management in the arrangement of the unfinished business of people that have moved to the Far West, in redeeming their pledges and thereby sustaining their integrity, has been truly praiseworthy, and has entitled him to my highest esteem, and ever grateful recollection.
Oct 26th. 1838 [p. 40]
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