Letter from Mephibosheth Sirrine, 25 May 1842

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, Wayne co Mich. May 25, 1842.
President SmithDear Sir:—I sit down to write a few lines to you to inform you of the spread of truth in this .
I left the town of Hancock co. on the 15th of February in company with Elder C[randell] Dunn, and after a journey of three weeks, preaching occasionally on the way, arrived at Br. [Ira] Rice’s town of Superior, Washtenaw co. Michigan. I then visited the different churches in this part of the , and found them in a prosperous condition generally speaking. I then fell in company with Elder W[illiam] Burton, who had been laboring in this for about five months, we then commenced to hold two days meetings on Saturdays and Sundays, in several counties in this part of the ; great excitement began to prevail in the minds of the people, prejudice gave way, and many believed and obeyed the truth, and we have baptized more or less at all our meetings, during this time the priests of the various orders were howling an[d] [p. 838]
, Wayne co Mich. May 25, 1842.
President SmithDear Sir:—I sit down to write a few lines to you to inform you of the spread of truth in this .
I left the town of Hancock co. on the 15th of February in company with Elder Crandell Dunn, and after a journey of three weeks, preaching occasionally on the way, arrived at Br. Ira Rice’s town of Superior, Washtenaw co. Michigan. I then visited the different churches in this part of the , and found them in a prosperous condition generally speaking. I then fell in company with Elder William Burton, who had been laboring in this for about five months, we then commenced to hold two days meetings on Saturdays and Sundays, in several counties in this part of the ; great excitement began to prevail in the minds of the people, prejudice gave way, and many believed and obeyed the truth, and we have baptized more or less at all our meetings, during this time the priests of the various orders were howling and [p. 838]
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