We have had the great pleasure of recieving your favour of 24th July, and learning thereby that you and your family had arrived at Chillicothe in safety and in health. We percieve that you have had rather a narrow escape from serious accident, and doubtless the hand of the Lord is to be acknowledged in the matter, although unpercieved by mortal eye.
Time and experience will teach us more and more, how easily falsehood gains
credence with mankind in general, rather than the truth— but
espe cially in taking into consideration the plan of
the plain simple order of the gospel of Jesus Christ— never has
been discerned nor acknowledged [p. 71]