Letters from Newton E. French and James H. Seymour, 27 December 1843
Newton E. French and , Letters, Lenox Township, Ashtabula Co., OH, to JS, , Hancock Co., IL, 27 Dec. 1843; handwriting of Newton E. French and ; docket in handwriting of ; three pages; JS Collection, CHL.
more interest in the caus of Christ, than in all worldly things put together I am not disposed to cheat with fair words, the Lord looks at the heart— I am glad to hear that the caus prospers gloriously, truth ever has, and ever will prevail— I wish to be near the , the abode of God’s people where I may hear from the prophet the will of the Lord— If it would please your highness to consider my case whether it would be advisable for me to remove to the as I long to see the perfected and might perhaps aid in the work. I shall be pleased to do as you see fit, however Your remarkable escapes from the hands of your enemies furnishes abundant proof of the protection which the Lord Sees fit to throw around you—
No dout Gabriel watches over the peculiar favorite of the Father, and in his hands we can safely trust your keeping
Yours in the Lord
P S I cannot close this without uniteing with brother French in requesting you to answer this soon. Pleas direct your letter to Lenox Ashtabula <Co.> Ohio [6 lines blank] [p. ]