Letters to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and the Smoots, 17 December 1839

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    Part of Letters to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and the Smoots, 17 December 1839

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    94 King Street, New york Dec 17th 1839 My Dear Phebe In great haste I take my pen to write a few more lines to you merely to inform you of my Departure from New York for Liverpool. I shall go on board tomorrow in company with Elders John Taylor, & Theadore Turley & shall sail Thursday morning the 19th inst we shall probably reach Liverpool in less than 20 days as the winds are generally faf^v^orable this season of the year ...
    Dates:
    December 17, 1839
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    Part of Letters to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and the Smoots, 17 December 1839

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    two fire proof stores four stories high filled from top to bottom with dry good & bales of cotton were intriely consumed, the conflagration was awful. I went down to the fire with Joseph Ball about 9 oclok in the evening We tarried untill about 12 & returned home & left the fire still raging, & notw- ithstanding it rained hard their was about 10,000 persons at the fire. When we got home we were well soaked with water. Orson Pratt is still preaching in Philadelphie or near it. Brothers ...
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    Part of Letters to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and the Smoots, 17 December 1839

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    Brother & Sister Smoot I desire to drop a few words to you although in great haste I should be glad to fill a sheet to you if I had time. but as I have not permit me to ne arly say that I feel vary greatful to you for all your kindness & frendship manifest towards my family since I left home & I hope you will continue to lend a hand of assistance unto them & use your influence for others to do so that is when they are in afflic tion ...
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    Part of Letters to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and the Smoots, 17 December 1839

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    ^25^ Mrs Phebe W. Woodruff Montrose, Lee County Ioway Territory [stamp in red ink] ^NEW YORK DEC 18^ Willford Woodruff Dec 17th London New York 1839