Letter from Orson Hyde and Hyrum Smith, 14 January 1833

N. B. we stated that Bro Gilbert knew that William was in Cleaveland  last fall, when he was in Kirtland, we wrote this upon the  strength of hearsay, but Wm being left at St Louis strengthened  our suppositions that such was the fact, we stated farther resp ecting this matter or this itim than the testamony will warrant  us— with this exception the Conference sanctions this letter [p. 25]
Orson Hyde and Hyrum Smith, letter, Kirtland Mills, OH, to “the Bishop his councel and the inhabitents of Zion,” [Independence, MO], 14 Jan. 1833; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams; in JS Letterbook 1, pp. 20–25; JS Collection, CHL.