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Letter to Emma Smith, 21 March 1839

I want you to have the Epistole coppyed immedeately and let it go to the Bretheren first into the hands of Father

12 July 1771–14 Sept. 1840. Cooper, farmer, teacher, merchant. Born at Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Nominal member of Congregationalist church at Topsfield. Married to Lucy Mack by Seth Austin, 24 Jan. 1796, at Tunbridge...

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for I want the production for my record if you lack for mony or for bread do let me know it as soon as possible my nerve trembles from long confinement but if you feel as I do you dont care for the imperfections of my writings for my part a word of consolation from any sourse is cordially recieved by me I feel like Joseph in Egyept doth my friends yet live if they live do they remember me have they regard for me if so let me know it in time of trouble my Dear 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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do you think that my being cast into prison by the mob renders me less worthy of your friendsship no I do not think so but when I was in prisen and ye viseted me inasmuch as you have don it to the least of these you have don it to me these shall enter into life Eternal but no more
your Husband J Smith Jr [p. [3]]
I want you <to> have the Epistole coppy ed immedeately and let it go to the  Bretheren firs[t] into the hands of Father

12 July 1771–14 Sept. 1840. Cooper, farmer, teacher, merchant. Born at Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Nominal member of Congregationalist church at Topsfield. Married to Lucy Mack by Seth Austin, 24 Jan. 1796, at Tunbridge...

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 for I want the production for my  record if you lack for mony or fo[r]  bread do let me know it as soon as  possible my nerve trembles from long  confinement but if you feel as I do  you dont care for the imperfections  of my writings for my part a word of  consolation from any sourse is  cordially recieved by us me I feel like  Joseph in Egyept doth my friends  yet live if they live do they remem ber me have they regard for me if so  let me know it in time of trouble  my Dear 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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do you think that my  being cast into prison by the mob of  renders me less worthy of your friends ship no I do not think so but  when I was in prisen and ye viseted  me inasmuch as you have don it to  the least <of> these you have don it to  me these shall enter into life  Eternal but no more
your Husband J Smith Jr [p. [3]]
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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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