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Letter to Emma Smith, 12 November 1838

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Julia

30 Apr. 1831–12 Sept. 1880. Born in Warrensville, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio. Daughter of John Murdock and Julia Clapp. After death of mother, adopted by JS and Emma Smith at age of nine days. Lived in Hiram, Portage Co., Ohio, 1831. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co....

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is a lovely little girl, I love her also She is a promising child, tell her Father wants her to remember him and be a good girl, tell all the rest that I think of them and pray for them all, Br Babbit is waitting to carry our letters, for us colonal price Sterling Price

Ca. Sept. 1809–29 Sept. 1867. Farmer, merchant, military officer. Born near Farmville, Prince Edward Co., Virginia. Son of Pugh Williamson Price and Elizabeth Marshall Williamson. Moved to Missouri, 1831. Married Martha Head, 14 May 1833, in Randolph Co.,...

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is inspecting them therefore my time is short little Elexander Alexander

2 June 1838–12 Aug. 1909. Photographer, carpenter, postmaster, minister. Born at Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri. Son of JS and Emma Hale. Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, 1839. Married Elizabeth Agnes Kendall, 23 June 1861, at Nauvoo...

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is on my mind continualy Oh my affectionate Emma

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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, I want you to remember that I am a true and faithful friend, to you and the chilldren, forever, my heart is intwined around yours forever, and ever, Oh may God bless you all amen. I am your husband and am in bonds and tribulation &c
to 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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Joseph Smith Jr
P S write as often as you can, and if possible come and see me, and bring the chilldren if possible, act according to your own feelings and best Judgement, and indeavour to be comforted, if possible, and I trust that all will turn out for the bist. yours, J.S. [p. [1a]]
Julia

30 Apr. 1831–12 Sept. 1880. Born in Warrensville, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio. Daughter of John Murdock and Julia Clapp. After death of mother, adopted by JS and Emma Smith at age of nine days. Lived in Hiram, Portage Co., Ohio, 1831. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co....

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is a lovely little girl, I love her also  She is a promising child, tell her Father  wants her to remember him and be a  good girl, tell all the rest that I think  of them and pray for them all, Br  Babbit is waitting to carry our letters,  for us the colonal <price [Sterling Price]>

Ca. Sept. 1809–29 Sept. 1867. Farmer, merchant, military officer. Born near Farmville, Prince Edward Co., Virginia. Son of Pugh Williamson Price and Elizabeth Marshall Williamson. Moved to Missouri, 1831. Married Martha Head, 14 May 1833, in Randolph Co.,...

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is inspecting them  therefore my time is short <the> little baby  Elexander [Alexander]

2 June 1838–12 Aug. 1909. Photographer, carpenter, postmaster, minister. Born at Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri. Son of JS and Emma Hale. Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, 1839. Married Elizabeth Agnes Kendall, 23 June 1861, at Nauvoo...

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is on my mind continualy  Oh my affectionate Emma

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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, I want you  to remember that I am <a> true and faithful  friend, to you and the chilldren, forever,  my heart is intwined around you[r]s forever,  and ever, Oh may God bless you all  amen. you I am your husband and  am in bonds and tribulation &c
to 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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Joseph Smith Jr
P S write as often as you can, and  if possible come and see me, and bring  the chilldren if possible, act according  to your own feelings <and> best Judgement,  and indeavour to be comforted, if possible,  and I trust that all will turn out  for the bist. yours, J.S. [p. [1a]]
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