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Letter from Heber C. Kimball, Joseph Fielding, and William Clayton, 25 May 1840

Letter from Heber C. Kimball, Joseph Fielding, and William Clayton, 25 May 1840

Preston May 25th. 1840
We commend to your notice the bretheren and  Sisters having <that have> commendatory letters from us of this date, that  you will do all that you consistently can for them, for I  verily believe they have the utmost confidence in you, and  will receive with gratitude your ad[v]ice and instruction,  and cheerfully submit to the rules and regulations of the  Church They have our blessings, and we trust their subse quent conduct will entitle them <to> your <blessings> also and the Church  generally.
We rejoice that we can say the work of God here  is in a prosperous way, Yea, we rejoice greatly at the aspect  of the times, expecting the time to be not far distant when  the standard of truth will be conspicuously raised through out this Land. We have witnessed the flowing of the Saints  towards Zion, the stream has begun and we expect to  see it continue running, till it shall have drained the  salt or the light from Babylon, when we hope to shout  Hosana home.
Dear brethren accept our love, and present it to  the Church of your brotheren in the new and everlasting  Covenant
Heber C. Kimball, Joseph Fielding, William Clayton, letter, Preston, England, to JS, Presidency, High Council, and Bishop, Nauvoo, IL, 25 May 1840; handwriting of Howard Coray; in JS Letterbook 2, p. 168; JS Collection, CHL.

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