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Letter from Harrison Sagers, before 15 May 1841

dreds here who will recieve the truth; for the people here have not got so much religion but what there is room for more. Bro. Stickney, who has recently joined the church, has just come down from a place three miles above here, bringing intelligence that the Mayor and Judges of the place have offered their assistance to procure a house for preaching. We are getting up quite an excitement here.” [p. 416]
dreds here who will recieve the truth;  for the people here have not got so  much religion but what there is room  for more. Bro. Stickney, who has re cently joined the church, has just come  down from a place three miles above  here, bringing intelligence that the  Mayor and Judges of the place have of fered their assistance to procure a house  for preaching. We are getting up quite  an excitement here.” [p. 416]
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, IL, no date; in Times and Seasons, 15 May 1841, 2:415–416.

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