Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 29 January 1840

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Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 29 January 1840
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    Jan" 29th 1840. At Alfred Cordon’s, Club buildings, Navigation road, Burslem, Staffordshire, England. My Dear Phebe While seated in a foreign land I once more take up my pen to fill a sheet for your perusal May grace, mercy, faith, peace, health, strength, & patience & resignation, rest upon you from GOD our Father & our LORD JESUS CHRIST. I have chosen a large sheet because I have much I wish to say unto you. I sent you a letter when I first arived in ...
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    January 29, 1840
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    quite splendid with the pulpit or stand in or near the centre of the house which is the english custom. Another thing has attracted my attention while visiting public places in England ie a great plainness of dress with both rich & poor male & female, their cloth may be equ⬦ally as good if not better than that worn in America but they do not appear as tasty & flashy. I think the Americans pattern more after the French than English in their dress. The Encllish deposit their dead in vaults in the church yard & ...
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    be reapted if the wheat is sowed. & God is a[s]sisting his servents in this country, & the work is begining to roll forth more & more whare it is faithfully proclaimed & signs do truly follow believers for which we feel thankful. I believe that churches will spedily be esstablished in London, Liverpool, Birmingham & that all of the capitol places of England will hear the sound of the gospel of Jesus Christ. There appears to be many looking for truth to come ...
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    Mr's Phebe W. Woodruff Commerce, Hancock County Illinois. North America One sheet ownly, Single letter Will the post Master Please inform Mr's Woodruff of this letter ^27^ [stamp in black ink] BURSLE[M] [stamp in red ink] NEW - Y[OR]K SHIP MAR 18 [stamp in black ink] NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LY[ME] J⬦⬦⬦ 1840 [upside-down text] Willford Woodruff Jan 29 1840 Burslem Staffordshire England [end of upside-down text] ...