stomachs being already filled to overflowing, and so of the doctrines of the “New Jerusalem Church” if none but those who read and understand the many thousand metaphysical salutions of philisophical problems, which Sweden borg has published, can be saved, then truly must Heaven be content with a spare population until the inhabitants intellectual capacities of the human race are vastly improved— but if the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, and if God has chosen a system of salvation which is to the greeks foolishness and is not taught in the wisdom of mens words, then indeed must it be a vain effort to establish a system in lieu thereof, which is purely the wisdom of the wise— and which has for its whole charm the praise of being philosophically systematic.
I expect next week to set out for Akron and and as I shall write immediately on my return to this place, or perhaps from one of the above places, I will now conclude by requesting that I may be favored with letters from as many of you as can take time to write me, I shall probably have something more interesting to write about when I write you again, give my best wishes and Assurance of my sincere affection to all the brethren and believe me ever your’s most sincerely—
To J Smith Jr
Hancock Co Illinois——
Please let me hear every matter of importance which relates to the success or hindrance, prosperity or adversity of the .