Letter to Henry Hugins, 18 June 1844

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June 18, 1844
Esq—
Sir, I r[e]ceived your communication from , per . Also from , and I feel grateful for you[r] favors and congratulate you and also.—
The Ene<​m​>y or mob is prowling in the southern and eastern part, of the , and threatning us with extermination, and we ask the frinds of peace and good governmnt every where, to use their influence in supp[r]essing the Spirit of Mobocracy, and sustain us in our righteus cause.
So far as you can conscientiouly speak in our behalf & lend your influnce in our favor, for the public good, your favors will be highly apprciated
Please show this to , and such confidential frinds as you think proper. Also reqest Mr Dunlap to dirct his letter to me.
The berer , will give you all particulars In haste, I remain your frind
Repctfuly
Joseph Smith [p. [1]]
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June 18, 1844
Esq—
Sir, I received your communication from , per . Also from , and I feel grateful for your favors and congratulate you and also.—
The Enemy or mob is prowling in the southern and eastern part, of the , and threatning us with extermination, and we ask the frinds of peace and good governmnt every where, to use their influence in suppressing the Spirit of Mobocracy, and sustain us in our righteus cause.
So far as you can conscientiouly speak in our behalf & lend your influnce in our favor, for the public good, your favors will be highly apprciated
Please show this to , and such confidential frinds as you think proper. Also reqest Mr Dunlap to dirct his letter to me.
The berer , will give you all particulars In haste, I remain your frind
Repctfuly
Joseph Smith [p. [1]]
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