Letter from Moses Martin, 7 November 1841

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and hoist the sails of delusion and cruse around at a distance under the winds of falshood But now and then I get achance to Bring to Bare on them the Long thirty toos of truth which makes the stivers slivers fly in a wonderful maner which gives employ to all those Captains and shipcarpenters and deck hands with a large assortment of the lumber of newspaper lies asmit storys for the purpos of patching up there craft the (reffuge of lies) and after all this great work of patching and repairing it takes all hands hard at the pump of Carnalising to keep the wait of truth from sinking them. you may not think this vary interesting But you must Bare with a little of my foly But enough on this subgect fore the preascent I am now on my way to new london County Connetticut by order of the and I hope that you will ever remember to pray for me and for my success in the redeemers caus and I <​want​> to ask one faveor at your hand as I know that whomesoever you Bles god will Bless I want the first time that you go to that you should go and see and Bless my Children and all so prenounse the Blessing of heavan on thar Parents this one Blessing that I earnestly Beg at your hand and I shant shall not say that is all that I shall ask for I am derterumin to stick to you for all the Blessings that my heart desires as close as Elisha did to Eliga for what would you think if I should want to Be a special witness like some of them that has fallen and if this can be [p. [2]]
and hoist the sails of delusion and cruse around at a distance under the winds of falshood But now and then I get achance to Bring to Bare on them the Long thirty toos of truth which makes the slivers fly in a wonderful maner which gives employ to all those Captains and shipcarpenters and deck hands with a large assortment of the lumber of newspaper lies asmit storys for the purpos of patching up there craft the (reffuge of lies) and after all this great work of patching and repairing it takes all hands hard at the pump of Carnalising to keep the wait of truth from sinking them. you may not think this vary interesting But you must Bare with a little of my foly But enough on this subgect fore the preascent I am now on my way to new london County Connetticut by order of the and I hope that you will ever remember to pray for me and for my success in the redeemers caus and I want to ask one faveor at your hand as I know that whomesoever you Bles god will Bless I want the first time that you go to that you should go and see and Bless my Children and all so prenounse the Blessing of heavan on thar Parents this one Blessing that I earnestly Beg at your hand and I shall not say that is all that I shall ask for I am derterumin to stick to you for all the Blessings that my heart desires as close as Elisha did to Eliga for what would you think if I should want to Be a special witness like some of them that has fallen and if this can be [p. [2]]
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