Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    52 Ironmonger Row, St Lukes, London. Octr. 30th 1840. My Dear Phebe, I received your kind & affectionate letter ^written^ in the midst of affliction & mourning under Date of July 18th 1840. truly your letter brought tidings which were painful & sorrowful to me, but notwithstanding this it was not without its joys, For while I keenly felt the [roots], & to mourn the Loss of the lovely flower which God had lent unto us a few days & then taken it away in an hour that ...
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    October 30, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    so by receiving this intelligence I was prepared for the reception of your letter I also feel thankful that you have some friends that try to comfort you in your afflicitons & necessities, I feel that Sister Margarett has prooved herself a friend in deed as far as it hath been in her power & she shall not loose her reward & I feel thankful to all the friends for there kindness unto you in your afflictions, & Mourning. I copied Sister Margaretts lines in my journal they were sentimental & good. I ...
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    i.e for the press I copied it off with my pen & it filled four sheets of common letter paper. I extracted it mostly from my journals & signed it Kinball, Woodruff & Smith We also sent a lengthy letter to Bishop Elias Smith, we are sparing no pains to communicate any intelligence to our friends in America that we may have in our possession, I have just recieved two letters from our Maine friends one from Sister Foss & the ...
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    London Oct 31st 1840 Sister Woodruff I feel to sympathise with you in your afliction realiseing the situation in which you are placed when your husband had the dream about you and Litle Sarah I was with him when he told it to me it mad an impression on the mind whic I did not forget I think it was about the 18th or ^of July^ 20th but cannot tell Persicley I Never saw such ^w^ A shock and change in El Woodruffs apearence ...