such as do this, shall have the prayers
and blessings of a poor and an afflicted people whose blood has
flowed to test the depths of their sincerity, and to crimson the face
of freedoms soil with MARTYR’S BLOOD.
instructed by this
to transmit to this country nothing
but simple facts for publication, entirely disconnected with any peculiar
views of theology, leaving each class to make their own comments and
draw their own inferences.
Given under our
hands, at the time and place before mentioned.
SMITH, jr. Ch’r.