things to God and to futurity. and feel disposed to forget this
coldness on the part of the Saints in , and to look to the future with more pleasure
than were while we contemplate the past;
and shall by the assistance of our Heavenly Father, take such steps
as we think best calculated to promote the interest of the saints
and for the promotion of truth & righteousness, and the
building up of the kingdom in these last days.
The situation of was brought before the holden at this place on the 3d.
instant, when it was resolved that
should be appointed to over the of and that he be privileged to choose his own
counselors; We therefore hope that the Saints will hold
up the hands of our beloved brother, and unite with him in
endeavoring to promote the interest of the kingdom.
It has been deemed prudent to advise the Eastern bretheren who desire to
locate in , to do so, consequently you may expect an
increase of mem bers in your stake, who probably will be but
young in the faith and who will require kind treatment. We
therefore hope the bretheren will feel interested in the welfare of
the saints, and will use all their endeavors to promote the welfare
of the breth ren who may think proper to take up their residence
in that place.
If you should put away from your midst all evil speaking, backbiting &
ungerous thoughts and feelings; humble yourselves and cultivate
every principle of virtue & Love then will the blessings
of Jehovah rest upon you and you will yet see good and
glorious days, peace will be within your gates, and prosperity in
your borders which may our heavenly Father grant in the name of
Jesus Christ is the prayer of your. in the bonds of the ,