Letter from Reuben Hedlock, 10–21 January 1844

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of the saints and to suply the place of publishing somthing else to Advertise the time of the ship Sailing so that the Saints might have timly Notice other wise I would have to Employ an other Clerk to Wright Letters to Emigrants I have Concluded to Continue the Star untill the End of the year <​or 12 No of Star​> or untill I Recive an answer to the Letter I wrote to <​you​> by Elder if I have done wrong it has not Been because I wish to disobey your Council but Beca[use] I thought that [7 words illegible] Pugmier [3 words illegible] for give me for I have tried to do the Best I know how that I Could for the prosperity of the Cause of God
Since Writing the above I almost come to the conclus[ion] that things had so changed that there would bee a green snow in for two of the times and Seasons have Reached me through the Post office for Which I felt very thankfull for the information that they Contained fo[r] our Next Star will Be nearly a Reprin[t] of the Same I hope you will forgive my [illegible] maner of Communication.
I am going to attend meeting with the Saints on the ship to day Sabbath Jan 21 I expect it will Sail tomorow So I must close my adress to you by praying the Lord to Bless you and keep you from the power of your Enimes <​and Enable you to Build up in Righteouusness​>
I Remain dear Breatheren you felow Laborer and humble servent in the Bond of the
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of the saints and to suply the place of publishing somthing else to Advertise the time of the ship Sailing so that the Saints might have timly Notice other wise I would have to Employ an other Clerk to Wright Letters to Emigrants I have Concluded to Continue the Star untill the End of the year or 12 No of Star or untill I Recive an answer to the Letter I wrote to you by Elder if I have done wrong it has not Been because I wish to disobey your Council but Because I thought that Pugmier for give me for I have tried to do the Best that I Could for the prosperity of the Cause of God
Since Writing the above I almost come to the conclusion that things had so changed that there would bee a green snow in for two of the times and Seasons have Reached me through the Post office for Which I felt very thankfull for the information that they Contained for our Next Star will Be nearly a Reprint of the Same I hope you will forgive my maner of Communication.
I am going to attend meeting with the Saints on the ship to day Sabbath Jan 21 I expect it will Sail tomorow So I must close my adress to you by praying the Lord to Bless you and keep you from the power of your Enimes and Enable you to Build up in Righteouusness
I Remain dear Breatheren you felow Laborer and humble servent in the Bond of the
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