Letter from Leonard W. Hardy, 27 November 1845

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    Part of Letter from Leonard W. Hardy, 27 November 1845

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    Bradford Novr 27th 1845 My Dear Brother Woodruff I now take my pen to informe you that I have arived home safe to the Land that gave me Birth and found my Wife and family all well and all the Saints in that^is^ region and all much rejoiced to se me once more Standing in there midst my Wife and Daughtor could not speak for joy for some time But it was truly A happy time to me to meet my friends once more here on the shores of time ...
    Dates:
    November 27, 1845
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    Part of Letter from Leonard W. Hardy, 27 November 1845

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    now Dear Brother I will procede to give you a history of my journey acros the Atlantick we had A verry rough passage I was verry sick about three days and nights milton was not so sick as he was a going over we had head winds and the power of Steam was not suficient to drive her against the wind we had the Cry of Fire four times aboard of the Ship and on the 10th of this month 9 o clock in the morning A Squall Struck us with all her sail spread ...
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    Part of Letter from Leonard W. Hardy, 27 November 1845

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    there is much Excitement here about California and I wish you would tel me your opinion on the subject and also give me your council in regard to myself considering my poverty at the same time for I desire to do the will of the Lord in all things if I ever come to England again I hope I Shall be able to take many of the Saints back with me to the places of Gathering I have many things to say to you cannot say them all this time it apears the ...
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    Part of Letter from Leonard W. Hardy, 27 November 1845

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    these Lines ^Love^ us all comfortably well and hope they will find you and yours the same please to Except my kind and warmest Love yourself and give it to sister Woodruff and your family and all the Saints that may enquire after me I must draw my Letter to A close by By Steam Ship Leonard Hardy Nov 27th Arivd Dec 13th 1845 [stamp] AMERICA LIVERPOOL De 16 1845 E. Bradford Ms Nov 29 Paid 5 Mr Wilford Woodruff Stanley Buildings ...