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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 26 May 1844

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    [upside-down text] Rem^e^mber me to Brother Smith. I have written you to H. by Brother Young [end of upside-down text] Dear Willford As. Sister Smith has been so kind as to bring her letter for me to write in I will say we are well that is I and the children. Brother and Sister Webster arrived here the 21st of the month. Eunice and the babe are very feeble and Dwight is quite lame they have ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 26 May 1844

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    Mr. George A. Smith Comstock Calaman Co. Mich. [stamp in red ink] NAUVO[O] MAY 2[2] 1[844] ^25^
    Dates:
    May 26, 1844
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    Part of Letter from Asahel H. Woodruff, 10 May 1837

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    [FIGURES] Asahel H Woodruff would respectfully represent to Mr Wilford Woodruff and his lady that having just read a notice of their union in the holy bands of matrimony, his compliments and warmest wishes are most respectfully urged He tenders his congratulations, with the kindest solicitude for their welfare; and for their happiness and contimued prosperity will ever pray Terra Haute. Ind May 10th 1837 Asahel H W[illegible] Willford Woodruff Woodruff W Woodruff Asahel H Woodruff ...
    Dates:
    May 10, 1837
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    Part of Letter from Asahel H. Woodruff, 10 May 1837

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    Mr Wilford Woodruff Kirtland Mills Geauga Co Ohio [stamp in blank ink] TERRE HAUTE MAY 11 Ia. ^18 3/4^ Asahel [illegible] Asahel [illegible] Asahel [sideways text] Woodruff Woodruff [sideways text] Mr Asahel A Asahel H Woodruff [Wilford Woodruff] Asahel H Woodruff May 10 1837 ...
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    Part of Letter from Asahel H. Woodruff, 8 February 1838

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    Terre Haute Feb 8 1838. Dear brother I received your truly interesting letter of 5th January two days since and I am happy in improving an early opportunity to reply. I perused your letter of Nov 20th to Don C Smith published in the "Elders Journal" with much satisfaction. The account you gave of your ministry upon the "Island of the Sea" in that communication together with other particulars in your last letter to me enables me to form a pretty ...
    Dates:
    February 8, 1838
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    Part of Letter from Asahel H. Woodruff, 8 February 1838

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    our actions thus we are continually misunderstood and consequently our motives are misappreciated (if I may manufacture a term). I am apt to imagain that the world is not half so bad as it appears to be though I must confess my conviction that many persons are far worse than they seem. We do not know the motives by which men are governed in their intercouse with us and hence when their conduct is [opposed] to our wishes and interest we set them down as bad men, while perhaps at the same time they are only ...
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    Part of Letter from Asahel H. Woodruff, 8 February 1838

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    serious fault to find with even the objectionable passage it was only an affair of bad taste and worse judgment. which ought to have been more than ballanced by the very good intention which manifestly dictated the sentence. I am ashamed to be caught in such folly but brother I am prone to it. I do and say a thousand foolish things which I regret a moment after and if you could only witness my intercourse with the world for one day only you would be surprised to find half as much sense in my letters ...
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    Part of Letter from Asahel H. Woodruff, 8 February 1838

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    Mr Willford Woodruff Vinalhaven Maine Fox Island Maine [stamp in black ink] TERRE HAUTE FEB 9 Ia. ^25^ [Wilford Woodruff] Asahel H. Woodruff Feb 8th 1838
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 2 May 1838

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    Scarborough Maine May 2nd 1838 Dear Brother While the Sun is shedding its beams to gladden earth I sit down beneath a fathers roof in company with my companion to address a few lines to you. My last was dated March Vinalhaven Maine that sheet was principally occupied with the feelings of my mind upon things future. I would here remark that a person situated as I am in life & calling knows not whare the morrow will find him at all times. I have ...
    Dates:
    May 2, 1838
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 2 May 1838

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    in a pamphlet of 42 pages which I want circulated whareever the Zions Watchman has gone those with many other things sayes Elder Pratt As our printing Office is burned I am well aware that those opposed to us in sentiment will make every exertion to prejudice the minds of community before we are in a cituation to answer them but I expect the Elders Journal will soon be issued from the press at the City far West Mo There is some individuals that have been cut ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 2 May 1838

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    When you write to me give me the inteligence you have from any of our friends which would be greatfully recieved. I have recieved the papers from your City which you sent me from time to time I learned from your last that Terre Haute was an incorporated City & that you & Mr Smith had dissolved pardonship & that you was carrying on your business alone I wish you much success in all lawful & honorable undertakings & I have no reason to suppose that you will be [FIGURE] engaged in any other ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 2 May 1838

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    Scarborough May 3 ^25^ Mr Asahel H. Woodruff Terra Haute Indiana Wilford Woodruff May 2nd1838
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 27 May 1837

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    [FIGURE] AMICITIA VERA Willford & Phebe W. Woodruff would respectfully inform Mr Asahel. H. Woodruff that his most friendly complement of May 10th. was reccieved which met a welcome reception, & thank him for the interest & attention he manifests for their wellfare, hoping in return he may meet with equal success. in all lawful undertakings They would consider it as one of the most Desireable privileges to be favored with his company on a journey which they are about to perform from Kirtland to Mr ...
    Dates:
    May 27, 1837
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 27 May 1837

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    Willford May 27th 1837
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff from Wilford Woodruff and Eunice Hart Woodruff Webster, 26 June 1838

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    Farmington June 26th 1838 Dear Brother I have passed through such a variety of scenes, time, places, change, events, & experience since I last wrote, & my mind is now impressed with so much I wish to communicate that I hardly know whare to begin, or what to say. As I sat down to write in company with Mother, Sister Eunice, & Aunt Cossett. by the N.W. window of our kitchen a little putty [pretty] bird came & lit on ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff from Wilford Woodruff and Eunice Hart Woodruff Webster, 26 June 1838

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    & quite a number manifested their faith in the work & several offered themselves for Baptism but it was finally omitted for a season & 9 fondly left without Baptism any in the places but I sowed the seed some of which will bring forth fruit I next traveled by land to Farmington & was again joyfully receeved at a Fathers House I have often wished I could have had your company while on this visit. I never have enjoyed a visit of my fathers house more agreeable than this, every thing looks ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff from Wilford Woodruff and Eunice Hart Woodruff Webster, 26 June 1838

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    [Eunice Hart Woodruff Webster] Farmington. Brother Asahel, I suppose you have given up the idea by this time of ever hearing directly from me again, but I can tell you brother, that nothing but a multiplicity of business, would have caused this long delay, and in fact I have for a few weeks past had no time comparatively speaking but what has been devoted to ^necessary^ household affairs, have not retired to rest much of the time before midnight, and arise at 4 or 5 in the morning, and you must be ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff from Wilford Woodruff and Eunice Hart Woodruff Webster, 26 June 1838

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    [upside-down text] We have desired father to write ot you in answer to your last letter & he has talked about it But he is very busy & you know he does not write much so you [wax seal] [m]ust excuse him you will hear from me again the the [wax seal] [o]pportunity I took tea at [Chaniey] Hills in company with [wax seal] {shorthand} {shorthand} [end of upside-down text] Mr. Asahel H. Woodruff Terre Haute Indiania [upside-down text] Willford & Eunice June 26th 1838 [end of upside-down text] ...