Letter from Jedediah M. Grant, 17 August 1843

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but the Twelve coming, in a day or two, my room, has been crowded preventing me from writing &c. . .— last, Munday. Elder. was requested, to visit, but could not as he had to go to that Morning I was to go to the same House, with him, so, I, went a Lone. I was informed that . was wante<​d​> to explain, &c, as it was not on, Mathematical subjects. I. thought it might <​be dificult,​> for him, to interpet it, ad and as he was coming back to the next week, I thought it best to make all things shure, so I went to work in the, name of the Lord, and after using evry argement that, I could, they delivered into my Hands, all that <​I​> wanted, March, &, June, I am now in <​an​> up<​p​>er room, I will at this moment light my, Lamp, and offer, a sacrifice of evrything that I have obtained. . . . as a witness before the Lord, that. I will be true to you in time & in Eternity, I have made the ofring the Smoke and flame has assended, I obtained <​the Lets [letters],​> on this, <​condision​> that if I got an ansor, they or <​She​> Should see it, in this mater whatever you say I will do but if you write, direct to, me, if you pleas, as this is their request, they all feel better (Miss, S, cried. Like <​a​> Child when these things was made known to me) they think you canot explain it. if <​I​> can I will get them all to <​come​> to , Miss, S, was sick and had , , lay hands on her, they said that she felt quite chearful, the <​Family​> think it vary strang that their friend should advise one & not all, what did he meane by sending money, attendan<​c​>e &c, and about Matrimony, and the will of the <​Lord.​> , has. thught me principle, &c, , I found [k]new about the matte[r] so I read to them, they said it should be even as you desired in the Lord even so Amen, I told them the care that, I, <​had​> pursued, & the one I was going to take, they said it was rite and the Lord woodwould bless me for so doing [p. [3]]
but the Twelve coming, in a day or two, my room, has been crowded preventing me from writing &c. . .— last, Munday. Elder. was requested, to visit, but could not as he had to go to that Morning I was to go to the same House, with him, so, I, went a Lone. I was informed that . was wanted to explain, &c, as it was not on, Mathematical subjects. I. thought it might be dificult, for him, to interpet it, and as he was coming back to the next week, I thought it best to make all things shure, so I went to work in the, name of the Lord, and after using evry argement that, I could, they delivered into my Hands, all that I wanted, March, &, June, I am now in an upper room, I will at this moment light my, Lamp, and offer, a sacrifice of evrything that I have obtained. . . . as a witness before the Lord, that. I will be true to you in time & in Eternity, I have made the ofring the Smoke and flame has assended, I obtained the Lets [letters], on this, condision that if I got an ansor, they or She Should see it, in this mater whatever you say I will do but if you write, direct to, me, if you pleas, as this is their request, they all feel better (Miss, S, cried. Like a Child when these things was made known to me) they think you canot explain it. if I can I will get them all to come to , Miss, S, was sick and had , , lay hands on her, they said that she felt quite chearful, the Family think it vary strang that their friend should advise one & not all, what did he meane by sending money, attendance &c, and about Matrimony, and the will of the Lord. , has. thught me principle, &c, , I found knew about the matter so I read to them, they said it should be even as you desired in the Lord even so Amen, I told them the care that, I, had pursued, & the one I was going to take, they said it was rite and the Lord would bless me for so doing [p. [3]]
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