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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 25 July 1837

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    New Rowley, Essex County Mass. July 25 1837 Asahel H. Woodruff, Dear Brother perhaps you will think strange that I should call your attention to the perusal of another page so soon from me. I remarked in my last that I should write again if I had any thing of interest to communicate. & so I have finished my visit with my friends in Conn" for the present at least. I thought it might not be amiss to inform you about matters and things July ...
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    July 25, 1837
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 25 July 1837

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    I found them all enjoying good health, Aunt Bulah not accepted. I was made wellcome not withstanding my principles which may appear to be dreadfull in the eyes of many of my friends untill they have a true understanding of the matter but as soon as they have this privilege the direfull veil is rent from their eyes & they no longer consider Willford such a fated, desperate, & dreadful monster or sunk in the lowest depths of vice darkness, error degradation & infamy. I would to God that every relative I have ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 25 July 1837

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    {shorthand} you {shorthand} NB 19th I gave out an appointment for preaching in the Methodist meeting house on the public square in Farmington at early candle light the people had but about two hour's notice & their was a thunder storm during the time so that the congregation was not as large as it probable otherwise would have been, besides the Prysbeterians had a prayer meeting at the same time. but notwithstanding these things two hundred or rising of the citizens of farmington came out to hear me. Father,
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 25 July 1837

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    Mr Asahel H Woodruff Terre Haute Indiana [stamp in red ink] NEW ROWLEY. MS. July 26 ^25^ Wilford. July 25th 1837
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 5 January 1838

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    South Fox Islands Vinalhaven Jan. 5th 1838 Dear Brother I have been sitting with my pen in my hand answering letters most of the time for three days. & as I have just taken it off from a sheet directed to Father Mother & Sister Eunice I thought I would next put it on a sheet for you. I have your letter dated Nov 24 now before me, & it is with pleasure I spend a few moments in complying ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 5 January 1838

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    are there I shall probably see you. I am gratified to learn of your prosperity in temporal business, & I hope you will prosper in spiritual things before you die. You made one request in your letter concerning sister Eunice which I will answer with pleasure. In expressing myself to you upon that subject I shall speak in confidence & unreservedly for, I consider your request to be perfectly consistant with the interest you have taken in her well- fare. Brother Asahel you spoke of being disturbed in your subject by a person coming ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 5 January 1838

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    know the days have been & still are in some degree that a man might as well look for popularity in to-fet as among the gentiles with the appetation of mormon about tims or toth advocate the principles of Latter Day Saints. & that to because, the world do not believe the Bible. I have been surprised to see how fearful some of my relatives and old neighbours were of me in connecticut, they supposed I had turned into an Elep- fant, Hotantat, or an Arab, & I dont know but this is the case with ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 5 January 1838

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    Mr. Asahel H Woodruff Terre Haute Indiana [upside-down text] Wilford Woodruff Jan 5th 1838 [end of upside-down text]
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 20 October 1837

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    (North Lat 44 East Long 69, 10. Fox Islands) Vinalhaven Maine, Oct 20th 1837. Brother Asahel As I am called to stand upon the Islands of the sea, in defence of the word of God & for the testimony of Jesus Christ, I am still under the necessity of making use of my pen to communicate to you all the information you get from me, as I am not permited at present to speak with you face to face. There is many things resting upon my mind, that ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 20 October 1837

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    Perhaps you would like to know what I have been about since I I left New Rowley &c. At least I will venture to give you a brief acc- ount of matters & things with me. On the 8th of Aug, in company with my wife I arived at Mr Ezra Carter's My father in law in the State of Maine, and you may rest assured we met a most welcome reception amid tears of joy, and was entertained with every ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 20 October 1837

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    I now wish to call your attention back to the first day that I visited the Island. I said it was on Sunday & of course there was to be preaching in the Baptist Meeting house. I hastened to the place, meeting had commenced. I sent for the deacon he came to the door, I informed him we were servants of God, had a message to the people, & wished to be herd. he informed the priest of it. We were invited into the pulpet & our appointment given out. The priest finished his discourse; invited us ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 20 October 1837

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    in 4 or 5 feet of snow. Is business lively with you. When do yoyu think of comeing east. how is your health. Variant are the scenes of life. Strange things are hap'ning it these last days. Direct your letters to to Vinalhaven Maine. Do not forget that Phebe sends her respects to you. I do not know as you can read half of my writing I have often wished I was a better scribe & I expect others have. (Ye hali ettou boa) {shorthand} {shorthand} Mr Asahel H Woodruff ...
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    Part of Letter from Albert C. Young, 4 May 1892

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    D.C. YOUNG, PRESIDENT ALONZO YOUNG, MANAGER HOTEL TEMPLETON COR. MAIN & SOUTH TEMPLE STS. SALT LAKE TEMPLE Hall & McDonald LithoCo. Topeka Salt Lake City, May 4th 1892 Prest. Wilford Woodruff. P.O. Box "B" Salt Lake City, Utah. Dear Brother: Replying to your favour of April 30" would say, that I accept the call you have made upon me, and will put forth my best efforts to honour the calling. Regarding my feelings: I am trying to be a consistent latter day saint: love my brethern and obey whatever calls are made upon me ...
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    Part of Letter from Albert C. Young, 4 May 1892

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    D.C. YOUNG, PRESIDENT ALONZO YOUNG, MANAGER HOTEL TEMPLETON COR. MAIN & SOUTH TEMPLE STS. SALT LAKE TEMPLE Hall & McDonald LithoCo. Topeka SALT LAKE CITY, ___________189___ put my trust in the Lord. Bro. W. C. Spence has secured me a berth on vessel sailing May 28": will leave here on the 20" Your Brother in the Gospel Albert C. Young May 7/92 Dear Brethren, I heartily endorse Br Young for the mission herein mentioned [L.G Massy] Bishop 2nd Ward All right J.F.S. ...
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    Part of Letter from Albert C. Young, 4 May 1892

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    Albert C. Young May 4th 1892. Accepts Mission
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    Part of Letter from Lewis Joshua Hawkes, 1 October 1889

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    Franklin. Oct. 7.89 Presant. W. Woodruff Salt Lake City Dear Brother We recived your letter and have taken it to the Preant of the Stake and he has Desieded that I Was in the best Condition to go on my mission now So I am reddy to go I will be at Cornfrance and Will likely Call at your office for instructions Your Brother in Gospel Lewis Hawkes ...
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    Part of Letter from Lewis Joshua Hawkes, 1 October 1889

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    Oct 1/89 Lewis Hawkes Franklin Red Oct 3/89 Accepts Mission
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    Part of Letter to the Presidency and High Council of the Weber Stake of Zion, 23 December 1891

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    Pq 'M251/5 T6272 1892 [Copy.] Ogden, Dec. 23rd 1801. To whom it may concern: At a meeting of the High Council of Weber Stake, held December 1st, 1891, in the matter of Job Pingree against Nathan Tanner Jr., it was decided that the charges against Brother Tanner were not sustained. ALF. W. MILLGATE, Clerk of the Council. [COPY] Salt Lake City, Utah, May 28th, 1892. To the Presidency and High Council of the Weber Stake of Zion:-- Dear Brethren:-- There have been cases tried before your body in which Nathan Tanner, Jr ...
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    Part of letter from Thomas Houston, 23 June 1891

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    Panguitch June 23 ^91^ Mr. Wilford Woodruff Salt Lake City Dear Brother The notification is received and I am glad to be thoug- ht worthy of a mission, thou- gh I fear I will do little good. I am ready to go but would rather not go alone if you would please advise me. Thomas Houston O.K. J.F.S. Jesse W. Crosby Jr. Stake Prest. ...