these circumstances this establishment refused to render me that accomodation which a world lings establishment would have gladly done, and one too, which never <received> a donation from my me nor in whose favour I never raised my voice or extended <exerted> my influence.
But after all this, thought I, it may be right and I will be still— Un[t]il not long since I asertained that Elder could go to the and get whatever he pleased, and no one to say why do ye so, until his account has amounted to seven Hundred Dollars or there abouts and that he was a silent partner in the conce[r]n yet not acknow ledged <as> such fearing that his creditors would make a hawl upon the .
While we were abroad this last season
we straind every nerve to obtain a little
something for our familys and regularly
divided the monies equally for ought
that I know, not knowing that
had such a fountain at hom[e] from
whence he drew his support. I then
called to mind the revelation
in which my
self, and were chastened
and also the quotation in that revelation of
the parable of the twelve sons; as if the origi
nal meaning referd directly to the of the , I would now ask if each one
of the twelve has not an equal right
to the same accomodations from that
provided they are alike faithful.
If not, with such a combination [p. 72]