Letter from James Arlington Bennet, 16 August 1842

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I know of no reason why the Wasp was not continued to be Sent to me— I dont like the name. Mildness should Characteris[e] every thing that comes from & even a name as Paley says in his Ethics has much influence on one side or the other. My respects to you[r] its Editor. .
I would just say that Gen. appeared to me to be in very low spirits, and I find that many communications intended for you, from me, has never reached you. Those Books were made over to on the presumption that he would in his own name present them for the benefit of the .
Gen. Joseph Smith
Mayor of &c. &c
Illinois.
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I know of no reason why the Wasp was not continued to be Sent to me— I dont like the name. Mildness should Characterise every thing that comes from & even a name as Paley says in his Ethics has much influence on one side or the other. My respects to your its Editor. .
I would just say that Gen. appeared to me to be in very low spirits, and I find that many communications intended for you, from me, has never reached you. Those Books were made over to on the presumption that he would in his own name present them for the benefit of the .
Gen. Joseph Smith
Mayor of &c. &c
Illinois.
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