Letter from Isaac W. Stathem, 10 May 1843

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but I would not Like to Loos the Land for If their was not money a nuff to pay for the Land than thair must be now for their Is a nother year’s rent due on the hous I had not a chance of settleing with Mathews before I came a way their fore things was Lift at Loos ends but I had paid him a but [about] 20 dollers on the second note for he got a looking glass of us which was Eleven Dollers be sides other things
I will now Leve of now the temprel a fairs and say something a but spiritual th[i]ngs Things past a long with me and the Church verry well untill the 10 St Church and 3d Street Church Come to gether it was like Cold watter Comeing in Contact [with?] hot water in a red hot B[o]iler it must Colaps. and burst when the Julian St Church was a stablished Elder [Peter] Hess Came to me and said he was going round a mung the 10 St members and Requested them all to turn out and in at the Colletions as much as they could for the 3d St members was a posed to that Church thairfore I as one went for werd and they got a bout one Doller a week from mee till Hess forbid Comeing to the Church and a stablished Worton [William Wharton] on the throne who is a snake in the grass and a dictator of Lise [lies] which Can be prooven, for he has bin Caut more than once and then him and Hess then took in them that had struck thair names of the Church books for more them one [p. [2]]
but I would not Like to Loos the Land for If their was not money a nuff to pay for the Land than thair must be now for their Is a nother year’s rent due on the hous I had not a chance of settleing with Mathews before I came a way their fore things was Lift at Loos ends but I had paid him a but [about] 20 dollers on the second note for he got a looking glass of us which was Eleven Dollers be sides other things
I will now Leve of now the temprel a fairs and say something a but spiritual things Things past a long with me and the Church verry well untill the 10 St Church and 3d Street Church Come to gether it was like Cold watter Comeing in Contact with hot water in a red hot Boiler it must Colaps. and burst when the Julian St Church was a stablished Elder [Peter] Hess Came to me and said he was going round a mung the 10 St members and Requested them all to turn out and in at the Colletions as much as they could for the 3d St members was a posed to that Church thairfore I as one went for werd and they got a bout one Doller a week from mee till Hess forbid Comeing to the Church and a stablished Worton [William Wharton] on the throne who is a snake in the grass and a dictator of Lise [lies] which Can be prooven, for he has bin Caut more than once and then him and Hess then took in them that had struck thair names of the Church books for more them one [p. [2]]
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