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Letter from Almon Babbitt, 19 October 1841

that I do not desire for this reason I do not feel qualified and I feel I can do more in the feild buildind up than here serving tables allthough I want to do that which is the will of Lord concerning me I think if a Man can be sent from the west to this place he would be received prehaps Br Joseph or Hyrum

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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can visit us this winter I have the same unshaken faith in the Gospel that I Ever have had but have felt for some time past that my feelings had been trifled with I do not say but what things might have been missrepresented to me
I have written this letter in greate plainness that you might know my feeling and I pray you therefour in the name of the Lord come or send some one or write to us ameadatly immediately so that we may act acordingly
I am yours Brethren in the Bonds of Christian Effection
Almon Babbitt

9 Oct. 1812–Sept. 1856. Postmaster, editor, attorney. Born at Cheshire, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Ira Babbitt and Nancy Crosier. Baptized into LDS church, ca. 1830. Located in Amherst, Lorain Co., Ohio, July 1831. Served mission to New York, fall...

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that I do not desire for this reason  I do not feel qua[l]ified and I feel  I can do more in the feild  buildind up than here serving tables  allthough I want to do that which  is the will of Lord concerning [m]e  I think if a Man can be sent from  the west to the this place he would  be recei[ve]d prehaps Br Joseph or  Hyrum

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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can visit us this winter  I have the same unsh[ak]en faith in  the Gospel that I Ever have had  but have felt for some time  past that <my> feelings had been trifled  with I do not say but what  things might have been missrepre sented to me
I have written this letter in greate  plainness that you might know my  feeling and I pray you therefour  in the name of the Lord come or  send some one or write to  us ameadatly [immediately] so that we may  act acordingly
I am yours Brethren in  the Bonds of Christian Effection
Almon Babbitt

9 Oct. 1812–Sept. 1856. Postmaster, editor, attorney. Born at Cheshire, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Ira Babbitt and Nancy Crosier. Baptized into LDS church, ca. 1830. Located in Amherst, Lorain Co., Ohio, July 1831. Served mission to New York, fall...

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Almon Babbitt

9 Oct. 1812–Sept. 1856. Postmaster, editor, attorney. Born at Cheshire, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Ira Babbitt and Nancy Crosier. Baptized into LDS church, ca. 1830. Located in Amherst, Lorain Co., Ohio, July 1831. Served mission to New York, fall...

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, OH, to JS, Hyrum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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, and William Law

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, IL, 19 Oct. 1841; presumably handwriting of Almon Babbitt

9 Oct. 1812–Sept. 1856. Postmaster, editor, attorney. Born at Cheshire, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Ira Babbitt and Nancy Crosier. Baptized into LDS church, ca. 1830. Located in Amherst, Lorain Co., Ohio, July 1831. Served mission to New York, fall...

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; seven pages; JS Collection, CHL.

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