P., Letter to the editor of Times and Seasons [JS], [, Hancock Co., IL, ca. 1 Sept. 1842]. Version published in “To the Editor of the Times and Seasons,” Times and Seasons, 1 Sept. 1842, 3:906–908. For more complete source information, see the source note for Letter to Isaac Galland, 22 Mar. 1839.
Sir: Not long since, I had the honor to be in the company of a clergyman, as he styled himself, and as our religion was the engrossing topic of conversation, I have thought it would be no harm to community at large, if some of the items of our conversation were made public.
Clergyman.—Your society, I perceive, believe in the Book of Mormon as a revelation from God.
Saint. Yes! certainly: all truth came from the Lord by revelation.
C. Why dont you show the and convince the world at once? [p. 906]