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Letter from Church Members in New York City, 29 November 1841

Letter from Church Members in New York City, 29 November 1841

LETTER FROM THE CHURCH OF  NEW YORK.
To the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus  Christ, of Latter-Day Saints—to the travel ling High Council, and to all persons to  whom this letter may come—
Dearly Beloved,—Having had oppor tunity of becoming acquainted with our  beloved brother, John E. Page of the  quorum of the Travelling High Council,  commonly called the quorum of the  Twelve, and having witnessed the manner  of his behavior while with us, and taken  notice of the doctrine he has taught, to gether with many other particulars not  easy to mention, we feel desirous of com mending him to your fellowship, your es teem, your friendship and your love.
Because we have found him to be at all  times a faithful laborer in the word and  doctrine of our Lord Jesus Christ.
By his instructions our minds have been  enlightened, and our understanding of  Heavenly things greatly increased.
When he has presided in our meetings,  peace and order have characterized our  deliberations. When he has unfolded to  our minds the Scriptures of truth, our  thirst for pure intelligence has been grat ified. When he has held up to view the  glories of the rising kingdom of our Sa viour, our hearts have kindled with anima tion, our hope has been cherished, and  our souls have overflowed with the Spirit  of Peace. We know he has been effi cient in establishing truth—We know he  has been successful in putting down er ror—we highly esteem and love him for  his faithfulness, diligence, prudence,  meekness, zeal and fortitude; and we de sire that others should love him too.
Good will and favor shewn to him will  secure our love and friendship; and we  freely, and fully, and warmly commend  him to all whom this letter may come.
On behalf of the members of the con ference held in the city of New York the  29th day of Nov. 1841.
Church members, Letter, New York City, NY, to the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and others, Nauvoo, IL, 29 Nov. 1841; in Times and Seasons, 15 Mar. 1842, 3:728.

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