Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and Others, 10 January 1841

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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and Others, 10 January 1841

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    Scarborough January 10th, 1841 Respected friend, I set down to inform ^you^ of our hea[l]th and enjoyments that we possess through the mercyes of God. My wife was taken unwell about a fortnit agoe but has got quite comfortable now all the rest of our friends in this quarter are as well as usial I must jest say (although you will hear before this Reaches you) that one of your best friends is with us and is well she and her little boy ...
    Dates:
    January 10, 1841
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and Others, 10 January 1841

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    My Dear Willford As father Cand Mr. Moulton has filled the first page of this sheet I sit down (at the little table in the north chamber where you used to write so much when at father) to tell you a little about matters with me and our little Willford Owen,—my health is good and his is better than it ever has been before, he seames to have got quite well of the ague and grows finely I suppose you ^will^ have learned before this ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and Others, 10 January 1841

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    Nov. and brought John F. Boynton and wife and Lyman Johnson and that they had purchased lots and were going to build on them—she said she knew not what their feelings were in regard to mormonism but they ^were^ verry friendly and in good spirits. (Willy is in my lap and appears as though he wanted to write I will try him and see [Here Phebe begins to write in her son's voice. The script changes as if Phebe is holding ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and Others, 10 January 1841

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    [sideways text] Brother Woodruff I have just come to fathers as sister Phebe is writing to you and as she offers me a little space in her letter I cheerfully improve it by saying to yo that I am rejoiced to hear of your prosperity in the cause of Christ and thank you for your kind remembrance of me, and my family and hope we shall ever share in your prayers. we are well at present—hope the Lord will continue to bless you in your mission and hasten the time when ...