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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 5 August 1837

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    reception of your of your letter dated at Farmington and makes many friendly remarks upon the subjects of friendship connections mormonisn &c&c. We have received a paper of late from Kirtland–there was not particular news in it accepting that the inhabitants of the Citty far West had chosen 2 Judges 14 Justices of peace and established a post Office. Therefore I fear that your letter will get lost by the Office being in another place. I finished that letter which you commenced to Sarah and
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 23 October 1839

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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, 29 January 1840

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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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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 1 April 1840

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    family after haveing filled [hit] [misn] thy love and fear which may God grant for Chris[ts] sake. It seames to be my turn now to write to you mostly [illegible] as this is the third letter I have written you since I received any from you. I feal verry anxious to hear from you to know how you prosper in that country–hope you will tell me all about it when you write. In my last letter to you I gave you an acc- ount of my ...
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    Part of Letter to Solomon Copeland, 19 March 1844

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    Nauvoo March 19th 1844 Col Solomon Copeland Dear Sir I take this method to break that silence which hath prevailed for a length of time between us And also to make a request of you of an important nature The following reasons are some among the many that promps me to this course. When I was a stranger in a strange land Advocating principles of the fulness of the– everlasting Gospels of the Son of God Although as true as any principle that ever emenated from the tr^h^rone of
    Dates:
    March 19, 1844
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    Part of Letter from Asahel H. Woodruff, 10 September 1838

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    Terre Haute Sept 10. 1838 Dear brother I have received your letter of 25 ult° and thank you for the favor. I am sorry you did not mention some plan when I might direct a ^letter^ which would reach you before you should arrive here. But presuming you did not mean to avoid my correspondence I now address you and hope you will get the letter at fathers, I had calculated to go home this fall and shall probably do so ...
    Dates:
    September 10, 1838
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    Part of Letter from Asahel H. Woodruff, 10 September 1838

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    Mr Francis Cunningham lives 14 miles from East from this place on the National Road. his place is called VanBuren. I hope you will be kind enough to call and present yourself and lady to the family as they will be glad to see you on my account. They are highly respectable and very clever people (formerly kind home). and will treat you in a hospitable manner. Elder Hale your friend and companion in arms, called upon ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 7 July 1837

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    Farmington, Hartford, county Connecticut, in company with Aphek & Azubah Woodruff in the front room of a house built upon the bank of the farmington river which room is decorated by historical charts, Atlass, portraits, paintings, &c &c whare Aphek Woodruff & his family have spent many of his former years which have gone gone forever JULY 7th 1837 Asahel H. Woodruff. Beloved & Affectionate Brother It is under peculiar circumstances & amid peculiar feelings that I take up my pen to once ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 20 October 1837

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    (North Lat 44 East Long 69, 10. Fox Islands) Vinalhaven Maine, Oct 20th 1837. Brother Asahel As I am called to stand upon the Islands of the sea, in defence of the word of God & for the testimony of Jesus Christ, I am still under the necessity of making use of my pen to communicate to you all the information you get from me, as I am not permited at present to speak with you face to face. There is many things resting upon my mind, that ...
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 13 January 1841

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    Jan 11st NB My Dear Companion, though I have said much in this letter & massed together many Broaken sentences upon a great variety of subjects great & small temporal & spiritual, yet I have said but little concerning the presient state of affairs & prospect &c But when I write again I may have room to speak of some things that I omit in this But as to the progress of the work we have nothing but good news from this country Brother Kimball ...