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Letter to John Bernhisel, 13 April 1841

had a glorious time indeed; the particulars you will see in the Times and Seasons which will be out in a few days.
The health of the people is good, we are expecting great blessings and enjoyments, and are anxously looking for, and expecting our eastern friends to come and share in the toils and blessings
With sentiments of respect I am yours &c in the gospel
Joseph Smith
J. M. Berishall. [John Bernhisel] M.D.
P.S. If you should send any means on, you can send it by Elders [Samuel] Bent or [George W.] Harris

1 Apr. 1780–1857. Jeweler. Born at Lanesboro, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of James Harris and Diana (Margaret) Burton. Married first Elizabeth, ca. 1800. Married second Margaret, who died in 1828. Moved to Batavia, Genesee Co., New York, by 1830. Married...

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who I expect are somewhere in your neighborhood or with any of the twelve when they come, or a draught on New York

Located in northeast region of U.S. Area settled by Dutch traders, 1620s; later governed by Britain, 1664–1776. Admitted to U.S. as state, 1788. Population in 1810 about 1,000,000; in 1820 about 1,400,000; in 1830 about 1,900,000; and in 1840 about 2,400,...

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by mail.
J. S.
The Brethren in New York

Located in northeast region of U.S. Area settled by Dutch traders, 1620s; later governed by Britain, 1664–1776. Admitted to U.S. as state, 1788. Population in 1810 about 1,000,000; in 1820 about 1,400,000; in 1830 about 1,900,000; and in 1840 about 2,400,...

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wrote to me sometime ago on the subject of Babtizm [baptism] for the dead please to inform them I well attend to it as soon as I possibly can.
J. S. [p. [2]]
had a glorious time indeed; the particulars  you will see in the Times and Seasons which  will be out in a few days.
The health of the people is good,  and we are expecting great blessings and  enjoyments, and are anxously looking  for, and expecting our eastern friends  to come and share in the toils and blessings
With sentiments of respect  I am yours &c in the gospel
Joseph Smith
J. M. Berishall. [John Bernhisel] M.D.
P.S. If you should send any means on, you  can send it by Elders [Samuel] Bent or [George W.] Harris

1 Apr. 1780–1857. Jeweler. Born at Lanesboro, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of James Harris and Diana (Margaret) Burton. Married first Elizabeth, ca. 1800. Married second Margaret, who died in 1828. Moved to Batavia, Genesee Co., New York, by 1830. Married...

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who  I expect are somewhere in your neighborhood  or with any of the twelve when they come,  or a draught on New York

Located in northeast region of U.S. Area settled by Dutch traders, 1620s; later governed by Britain, 1664–1776. Admitted to U.S. as state, 1788. Population in 1810 about 1,000,000; in 1820 about 1,400,000; in 1830 about 1,900,000; and in 1840 about 2,400,...

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by mail.
J. S.
The Brethren in New York

Located in northeast region of U.S. Area settled by Dutch traders, 1620s; later governed by Britain, 1664–1776. Admitted to U.S. as state, 1788. Population in 1810 about 1,000,000; in 1820 about 1,400,000; in 1830 about 1,900,000; and in 1840 about 2,400,...

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wrote to me  sometime ago on the subject of Babtizm [baptism] for  the dead please to inform them I well  attend to it as soon as I possibly can.
J. S. [p. [2]]
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