Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    Lee County Iowa Territory, Sept. 6th ^Oct 6th^ 1840 My Dear Companion To day I came down to the Hawly settle ment and there I received a letter from you which I had long looked for, it afforded the pleaseing of your health inteligence of your health and prosperity in the gospel and many kind words to the children— the former I was much pleased to hear but the latter even those to Sarah Emma were like daggers to my heart ...
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    October 6, 1840
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    came from a distance, we had a address from our prophet after which it was voted that Kirtland should be built up and three ^one^ man was appointed to preside over it I think they ^it^ was brother Almon Babbit father Granger & brother Higby —then it was motioned that a committee be appointed and commissioned to appoint & lay up stakes for the gathering ^from Commerce to Kirtland.^— Hiram Smith Lyman Whight ...
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    all be restored again.— Paul says I die da^i^ly brother Joseph says that he actually died and was raised to life again— says the beasts that he fought with at Epesus often killed him and he came to life again— if so Willford why may not our little Sarah be raised to life again— He, brother Joseph has brought forth many new things this season.— There has been quite a number of deaths in Commerce the past season I believed that I mentioned some ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    Homes has lost his wife, and babe about 3 months old, O The church have bought a steamboat and have got it running on the river— they gave 4000 dolls. for it. Brother Vanosdel has been appointed chief magistrate this season Brother Rigdons health is verry poor. I am weighting for you to come home before Sarah Emmas funeral sermon is preached or Willford O. is blest. Please Tell Brother G ...