cred and dear, and dispise no man for differing with me in matters of opinion.
Accept Dear Sir, my best wishes for your welfare, and desire for further acquaintance, I close my letter, by giv ing you some quotations which you will have the goodness to read.
The second epistle of Paul to Timo thy, 1: 5–7. 2: 10–14. 4: 2–7. Ephesians 4: 10–18. 1st Corinthians 12: 1–31. 8: 3–6. Ephesians 4: 1–8. The 1st Epistle of John 1: Mathew, 3: 13–17. St. John 3: 1 16. 10: 1–50. 28: 18–20. St. Luke 24: 45–53. If you wish another ad dress on this subject, you have only to let me know, and it shall be attended to.
JOSEPH SMITH, Jr.
N. B. If ,
or if the have not made a purchase of
your land, and if there is not any one who feels a particular
interest in mak ing the purchase, you will hold it in re serve
for us; we will purchase it of you at the proposals that you made
to Mr. [Israel]Barlow. We think the church would
be wise in making the contract, therefore, if it is not made before
we are liberated, we will make it.
JOSEPH SMITH, Jr. [p. 56]