Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 23 October 1839

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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 23 October 1839

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    88 Bowery Street New York Oct 23d 1839 Dear Phebe Notwithstanding we are at times flung into the deepest suspens in consequence of not hearing from our dearest friends for a season yet I rejo- ice that the day comes when we understand the cause of all & our minds are unloded of its burthen. As it has been with you so it has bean with me in one respect: I have looked with feelings of the deepest interest for a letter from my Dear Wife (in whose bosom my heart has a ...
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    October 23, 1839
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    any assistance in your afflictions & I pray the Lord to Bless Br & Sister Smoot & Jemima & all the Saints in Lovely Street for all their kindness towards you in your afflictions & Sickness that has or may come upon you I will remem ber you & Sarah with them before God in my prayers. Phebe I have a great deel I want to say to you in this lietter. As far as my health is concerned it has been vary unsettled ...
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    I cannot hear a word from one of then from any source whatever. I was sorry that I was not privileged with a few words in your letter upon the subject as I was so long on the way myself I expected to have found then all in New york if they had not left for England. but I have waited & delayed the time untill it is begining to be cold weather & as I am some out of health I feel it my duty to cross as soon as ...
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 23 October 1839

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    [sideways text] A O. Smoot I thank you for writing a few lines to me I was glad to hear of those things of which you spoke I should be glad to write more lengthy to you but excuse me at this time I feel vary thankful to you for the kindne[ss] you & Margarett have shown my family render then what assista[n]ce you can in their afflictions & you shall not loose your reward the fields are ripe in this City & country for a great work, though the Saints ...