Letter from William Worthyson, 31 May 1842

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Ill May 31th 1842
Dear sir
I take this oppertunity of writing a few words to you to give you the principle news of this and to tell you the fine prospects we have of a great revival. I do think sir that it will not be long before you will hear of a great revival; to go too our church now and to see the crouded house to see [illegible] deep convicton that the [3 words illegible] sa◊◊◊ to labour
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so beau[tiful]
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◊◊◊d inside and out, so deeply affecte[d]; it makes me feel glad I say and thank think that bef[o]re long the Mor<​mons​> (as the Vulgar’s choose to call them) rule all , Asia, Europe, and Africa and about that ti[m]e I think that Christ will appear and wont tha[t] be a glorius oh a Heavenly time. But now to differen[t] news for I have not got much time to spend about the subject I like to talk about best. Our brethren about here are all pretty well I believe and the citiz[e]ns in general.
On last saturday the Locomotive as she was coming from Meridosia about midway fr[o]m the piston rod on the main shaft broke but they went ahe[a]d some farther untill within 3 miles of when she got smashed into a perfect cocked hat. I have not time to say much more so I come to a close
Yours respectively
William. Worthyson
PS Sir I wish you to answer this letter soon and tell me how the is growing and heow you are getting along in religeon and so forth
this is all I have to say so good by
Worthyson [p. [1]]
Ill May 31 1842
Dear sir
I take this oppertunity of writing a few words to you to give you the principle news of this and to tell you the fine prospects we have of a great revival. I do think sir that it will not be long before you will hear of a great revival; to go too our church now and to see the crouded house to see deep convicton that the sa to labour
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so beautiful
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d inside and out, so deeply affected; it makes me feel glad I say and think that before long the Mormons (as the Vulgar’s choose to call them) rule all , Asia, Europe, and Africa and about that time I think that Christ will appear and wont that be a glorius oh a Heavenly time. But now to different news for I have not got much time to spend about the subject I like to talk about best. Our brethren about here are all pretty well I believe and the citizens in general.
On last saturday the Locomotive as she was coming from Meridosia about midway from the piston rod on the main shaft broke but they went ahead some farther untill within 3 miles of when she got smashed into a perfect cocked hat. I have not time to say much more so I come to a close
Yours respectively
William. Worthyson
PS Sir I wish you to answer this letter soon and tell me how the is growing and heow you are getting along in religeon and so forth
this is all I have to say so good by
Worthyson [p. [1]]
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