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Letter from Jacob W. Jenks, 31 December 1839

Bro. Joseph, I desires your prayers to Almighty God in my behalf, and wish you to enquire of the Lord & write concerning me.
I remain your affectionate Brother in the Bonds of the Gospel
Jacob W. Jenks [p. 118]
Bro. Joseph, I desires your prayers to Almighty God  in my behalf, and wish you to enquire of the Lord &  write concerning me.
I remain your affectionate  Brother in the Bonds of the Gospel
Jacob W. Jenks [p. 118]
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, IL, 31 Dec. 1839; in JS Letterbook 2, pp. 117–118; handwriting of Howard Coray

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