Letter from Jedediah M. Grant, 17 August 1843

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give my love to, , I was glad to hear that he had received the Priesthood, &c, Br Joseph I have ben tried until I have have allmost desired, to die, I would, have given any thing on Earth to seen you, & talk<​ed​> with you one hour, but I now feel well and want to live long on the, Earth, my health is vary poor, will you pray your, Heavenly Father <​to​> Bless me, with health, and the holy spirit, if you think best write & I will do as you say,
I add nomore but remain your friend & Br, in the <​new​> Covenent,
.
Preset, Joseph Smith, Senr,
 
PAID 25
Mr. Joseph Smith, Senior,
,
Hancock, Co,
Illinois,
 
Aug t 17— 43
 
Augt. 17th. 1843
to Joseph Smith [p. [4]]
give my love to, , I was glad to hear that he had received the Priesthood, &c, Br Joseph I have ben tried until I have have allmost desired, to die, I would, have given any thing on Earth to seen you, & talked with you one hour, but I now feel well and want to live long on the, Earth, my health is vary poor, will you pray your, Heavenly Father to Bless me, with health, and the holy spirit, if you think best write & I will do as you say,
I add nomore but remain your friend & Br, in the new Covenent,
.
Preset, Joseph Smith, Senr,
 
PAID 25
Mr. Joseph Smith, Senior,
,
Hancock, Co,
Illinois,
 
Aug t 17— 43
 
Augt. 17th. 1843
to Joseph Smith [p. [4]]
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