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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 15 September 1879

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    ever saw, representing Christ, the apostles and angels. I went all through the village and, for the first time in my life, I had a view of the white Indians called Albinos. Their hair, face and limbs were nearly as white as milk, much whiter than any Americans. I met with many who had been baptized and they were very glad to see me. They had 2000 acres of corn, looking well without irrigation. X^O^n the day following, we visited their b^v^illage at their farm cl^a^lled Fish Springs. I was here introduced ...
  • Page 7

    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 15 September 1879

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    the next hour was one of the best meetings we had. We all felt in- spired, missionaries, Nephite men, women and children. I spoke and Bi^r^other Tenney interpreted. I never felt the want of tongues more than on this occasion. I taught the things of the kingdom of God and found hearts capable of receiving it. All were deeply interest- ed and the seeds we had sown in the hearts of that people will bring forth fruit. At the close of the meeting, the man who spoke in the meeting came to me and said ...
  • Page 11

    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 15 September 1879

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    $25,000 of other wealth, real estate, lends many houses in the city, and this is an ensample of many of the Islatus nation. They allow no white man or Mexia^c^an to mix with them in the blood; all their marriages are in their own tribe. Our friend (Reylocero) said the Americans had called them wild men. If they were wild, they were honest and virtuous. It was very seldom that a case of seduction of a wife or daughter was ever known in their tribes. Whenever such a case did occur, the penalty of ...
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    Part of Letter from Robert Holmes to the First Presidency, 18 December 1889

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    all round to older heads, as it has been openly expressed even by some Bishops and leading men. and this partly is one reason why I take up the subject. I may say I have gone through the Book of Mormon twenty times to find out the Ge-o-graphical part of it. And I doubt the ability of any man to get up a map and locate a city as its proper site. I have seen ^two^ maps gotten up and if my memery serves me right the two maps disagree. And further more the two maps disagree with the ...