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    Part of Letter from Ezra Elias Neeley, 31 December 1895

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    Franklin Dec. 31, 1895. President Woodruff Dear Brother: It is with pleasure that i acept the call. for i think it is an honor to take a Mission my circumstances are not the best but i would not let them hinder me from doing what i think is right As ever Ezra E. Neeley L.L. Hatch Bp. ...
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    Part of Letter to Aphek and Azubah Woodruff, 25 August 1836

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    Paris Henry County Tenn. Aug 25th 1836 Aphek & Azubah Woodruff Dear Parents Impressed with a realizing sens of my Duty I owe to God my Redeemer & Savior & obligations I am under to my Parents who have fostered me from my cradle to manhood & whose feelings still often in warm exercise for my wellfare. It is amid such reflections that I take up my pen to address you in answer to a letter that fell into my hands last Evening which I re^a^d
    Dates:
    August 25, 1836
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    Part of Letter to Aphek and Azubah Woodruff, 25 August 1836

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    Dear Parents, I hope you nor none of my friends will think me assuming while addressing you upon spiritual Subjects I have but one motive in view & that to clean my garments of all whether they be Parents Brethren Sisters Neighbours Priest or People Kings or rullers whareever my My Master calls. My motive is ^to^ act for the best good of all my fellowmen. But O how changed the scene a few months since my mind was flushed with the idea of accumilateing something of this worlds goods that I might enjoy the ...
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    Part of Letter to Aphek and Azubah Woodruff, 25 August 1836

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    Again I testify that the Church of Christ of Later Day Saints is traveling out of the wilderness & is esstablished upon the foundations of the Ancient Apostles & Prophets Christ Jesus the chief corner Stone yea possessing the gifts & graces that Jesus said should follow the believer she has her Prophets, Apostles, Evangelest, Pastors, Teachers Wisdom knowledge, faith healings, Toungues, interpettations, &c yea Joseph Smith Jr is a true Prophet of the most High God & the word of God is costantly fulfilling that came forth by the mouths of that prophet unto ...
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    Part of Letter to Aphek and Azubah Woodruff, 25 August 1836

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    It is my intention to attend school in Kirtland through the comeing winter & early in the spring I expect to visit you & spend the summer in Connecticut you may rely upon the above except some unforeseen circumstances should deprive me of the privilege which I do not think will be the case. I have much I would like to say had I room & time. I expect to leave for Kirtland in a few weeks or immediately after the conference. I was truly glad to hear from Brothers Azmon ...
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    Part of Letter to Aphek Woodruff, 16 May 1843

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    Nauvoo May 16th, 1843 Dear Father I have had it in my heart for a long time to write a Letter to you & express my feelings to you upon a few Items but I have delayed it untill the present time. Brother Wooley arived at Nauvoo last night. I called upon him this morning & Enquired concerning you & the family & he informed me that he stayed with you. I think one day & knight spoke of the situation & hea[l]th of
    Dates:
    May 16, 1843
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    Part of Letter to Aphek Woodruff, 16 May 1843

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    It has been amid these Reflections that I have desired in my heart that my Father, Mother, Brethren, Sister, & Kindred might not ownly stand in the Everlasting Covenant but be gathered with the Saints & inasmuch as they sleep that thay may sleep in the burial place of the Saints that we may lie down together & rise up together in the morn of the first Resurrection. The more I have meditated concerning the Events of the last days the more I have desired to see my Father ...
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    Part of Letter to Aphek Woodruff, 16 May 1843

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    I could do It more Effectually if you were in Nauvoo then in Farmington & I do not know that you have any Son that will render you assistance (should you need it) in the decline of life without I do it myself, & I think I can say from the heart that I have No desire to be liberated from the obligations which the Law of God, of Nature, & of Reason hath lade upon me towards our my Father & should your wants be within my reach I ...
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    Part of Letter to Aphek Woodruff, 16 May 1843

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    Mother spoke in her Letter about the papers, pay &c. I dont wish any of you to trouble yourselves about that, as Long as I publish them you are welcome to the papers I have rented the office of Br Joseph for five years in company with Eldr Taylor we are calculating to get the Covenants out this spring we have got nearly all the work stenotyped & expet to prnt an Editions soon [upside-down text] Phebe Wishes mother to save her a quantity ...
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    Part of Letter from William Criddle, 3 October 1895

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    Syracuse Davis Co Utah October 3rd 1895 Preasident Wilford Woodruff Dear Brother I received a call for a michon to the suthern states to leve november 9 I am alone on a farm with a family of 6 and it seems like i cant make my necessary arrangements to leve so soon I would be Pleased if you can give me tal the first ^or fore part^ of december to get ready and start and then I will except a michon to the *southern^ suthern states From ^your Brother in ...
    Dates:
    October 3, 1895
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    Part of Letter from William Criddle, 3 October 1895

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    ^William Criddle Oct. 3 [18]95^
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    Part of Letter from Isaac Rogers, 14 August 1897

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    Lake Arizona Aug 14th /97 Pres. Wilford Woodruff Dear Bro. I accept the Mission and feel it an honor. I will make arrangements to be there on the appointed time. Your Brother in the Gospel Isaac Rogers Soren. C. Sorensen. Bishop