Fairfield Wayne Co. Ill. July 30th 1840
Rev. Joseph Smith Jr.
It is with difficulty that I
can forgo the felicitous of an immediate immersion into the true
faith on of your beloved people. I have
written you several letters and forwarded you several newspapers to
which I hope will be duly receivd as they contain some matters of
importance. Is ? or ?
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