Letter to John Milton Bernhisel and Almon Whiting Babbitt, 5 December 1849

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    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel and Almon Whiting Babbitt, 5 December 1849

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    [sideways text] Copy of A letter written to J M Bernhiel Dec 5th 49 Boardentown N. J. Dec 5th=49 Brother Bernhisel Dear Sir I sent you a few lines last night ^eveneg^ written in great Haste, as the boat was about to start but one item which I intended to have mentioned was omitted which I con sider quite essential and which I did not think to mention when I saw you. If I mistake not the petition to which the signers names are attached calls for a Territorial Governmnet ...
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    December 5, 1849
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    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel and Almon Whiting Babbitt, 5 December 1849

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    of men to get some paltry office a little salary or a name but objets far more Noble & glorious are at stake in which we areall feel an equal interest. Therefore I do not wish Brother Babbit or Brother Brother Bernhisel should for a momet think that because I expess my feelings to you upon these matters freely by Letter that I wish to set myself up to dictate or diret you in this important trust committed to you from the proper source in the vally No God forbid, such a ...
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    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel and Almon Whiting Babbitt, 5 December 1849

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    And now Dear Sir permit me by way of conclusion to say that since you have been at Washigton If I have not written much to you, I have gone before the Lord & bowed my knees in earnest prayer day by day and prayed for your success & prosperity in the glorious cause ^in which^ your are engaged in, also for Dr. Bernhisel believing that you both [was] doing your best to exhert an influence if not with the same individuals that it was all lending ...