Excerpt:August 13, 1849 ~ Monday Aug 13th I this day looked over my letters & papers sent to me in my Absense during last two months And I find I have recieved the following viz 15 Letters from the following persons: G. J. Hardy, John Druce H Felt, Albard. J. Cowden, Mary Ann Pratt, Bathsheba W. Smith, John Benbow Thomas Cartwright, James Burgess 2, Joseph GroverDates:August 13, 1849 August 14, 1849 August 15, 1849 August 16, 1849 August 17, 1849 August 18, 1849 August 19, 1849 August 20, 1849 August 21, 1849 August 22, 1849 August 23, 1849 August 24, 1849 August 25, 1849
Excerpt:Religion knowledge or Government of God - Our puriton Fathers fled to the American wilderness to rid themselves from the corr- uption of ages. Their children made a Government wise & Free. But - Alas - The Priesthood -The Power - The Religion of Heaven had long since been lost to man - Prophets & Apostles were no more - Our Fathers knew this - And therefoe as wise honest & consistent men they refrained from man ufacturing a State Religion. Again were the heavens opened. The Silence of Ages was broake[n] ...