Letterbook 2

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With these feelings, and desires, and believing that, that Being, who holds the destinies of nations of the earth in his hands, will overrule all things for the furtherance of the work, which he has set his hands to perform in these days, till the throne shall be cast down, The Ancient of days sit and the Kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the Kingdom under the whole heavens shall be given to the people of the Saints of the most high— Whose kingdom is an everlasting Kingdom, and dominions shall serve and obey him,
I subscribe myself Yours &c
Hon
P.S.
Dear Brother
I heartily concur in the above sentiment
Yours with sentiments
And feelings of the kind best kind
Josiph Smith Jr.
Letter from Elias Higbee • 22 February 1840
Feb 22d. 1840
Dear Brother
I have just returned from the committee room; the committee being present to day, a Mr. Corwin of , formerly a democratick editor, emtied his budget: which was as great a bundle of nonsense and stuff, as could be thought of; I suppose not what he knew but what gentlemen had told him, for— instance the religious & others. I confess I had hard work to restrain my feelings some of the time; but I did succeed in keeping silence— tolerably well. Himself Mr. Jamison & summoned all the energies of their mind to impress upon the assembly, that Jo. Smith as he called him, led the people altogether by revelation, in their [p. 111]
With these feelings, and desires, and believing that, that Being, who holds the destinies of nations of the earth in his hands, will overrule all things for the furtherance of the work, which he has set his hands to perform in these days, till the throne shall be cast down, The Ancient of days sit and the Kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the Kingdom under the whole heavens shall be given to the people of the Saints of the most high— Whose kingdom is an everlasting Kingdom, and dominions shall serve and obey him,
I subscribe myself Yours &c
Hon
P.S.
Dear Brother
I heartily concur in the above sentiment
Yours with sentiments
And feelings of the best kind
Josiph Smith Jr.
Letter from Elias Higbee • 22 February 1840
Feb 22d. 1840
Dear Brother
I have just returned from the committee room; the committee being present to day, a Mr. Corwin of , formerly a democratick editor, emtied his budget: which was as great a bundle of nonsense and stuff, as could be thought of; I suppose not what he knew but what gentlemen had told him, for— instance the religious & others. I confess I had hard work to restrain my feelings some of the time; but I did succeed in keeping silence— tolerably well. Himself Mr. Jamison & summoned all the energies of their mind to impress upon the assembly, that Jo. Smith as he called him, led the people altogether by revelation, in their [p. 111]
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