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Letter from Jacob Scott, 14 December 1841

Decr. 14th. 1841
Brother Joseph.
Long continued sickness prevented me from seeing you, which I have greatly desired—
I have more reasons than one for this, One principal one is, I want to be more fully reconciled and give that satisfaction which it is my duty to do. I am unable to go to you; I intreat you Brother Joseph give me the opportunity, by coming to see me, before I die. I most earnestly desire this Interview, not to be delayed; pardon my importunity Brother Joseph for I am a Dying man.
[page torn] here reason of mise importu that in consequence of general sickness in my family, we have not been able to provide the necessaries of life for the winter, and unless you brother Joseph, will help us with the small sum of money I lent you, we must unavoidably suffer—
Dear Brother, I entreat you, so not be grieved nor offended with me for this liberty I have taken with you, and let it not prevent you, (& let it not prevent you) from coming to see me &speedily if in your power.
If agreeable to you, as I presume it would, I would be glad if Elder Law would accompany you.
Please present my sincer respects to Mrs. [Emma] Smith

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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. Greaty desiring to see your face, I remain Dear brother, yours in the Kingdom and patience of our Lord Jesus Christ
Jacob Scott.
Joseph Smith Esqr
Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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Decr. 14th. 1841
Brother Joseph.
Long continued sickness prevented me  from seeing you, which I have greatly desired—
I have more reasons than one for this, One  principal one is, I want to be more fully reconciled and  give that satisfaction which it is my duty to do.  I am unable to go to you; I intreat you Brother Joseph  give me the opportunity, by coming to see me, before  me before I die. I most earnestly desire this Interview,  not to be delayed; pardon my importunity Brother Joseph  for but I am a Dying man.
[page torn] here reason of mise importu that in  conseq[ue]nce of general sickness in the my family, we  have not been able to provide the necessary <necessaries> of life  for the winter, and unless you brother Joseph, will  help us with the <small sum of> money of I lent you, we must unavoid ably suffer—
Dear Brother, <I> entreat you, so not be grieved nor  offended with <me> for this liberty I have taken with you,  and let it not prevent you, (& let it not prevent you)  from coming to see me <&>speedily if in your power.
If agreeable to you, as <I> pres[u]me it would, I would  I be glad if Elder Law would accompany you.
Please present my sincer respects to Mrs. [Emma] Smith

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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.  Greaty desiring to see your face,  I remain Dear brother,  yours in the Kingdom and patience of our  Lord Jesus Christ
Jacob Scott.
Joseph Smith Esqr
Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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Jacob Scott, Letter, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, to JS, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, 14 Dec. 1841; handwriting of Jacob Scott; one page; Newel K. Whitney Papers, BYU.

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