made such Confession as you was required to at Chipiway [Chippewa], all things would have worked together for <your> good; and as I told you, but you did not manifest that degree of humility to the bretheren that was required, but remained obstenate, for that <reason> God withdrew his Spirit from you and left <you> in the in darkness. darkness in your letter you say many hard things against the Bretheren Especially the &c— all which we highly disaprove,— it seems also that your son is confederate with you and needs to repen t together with yourself in all humility; before the Lord; or you must expect to be dealt with agreeable to the .
we say you are no more than a private member in the ,
Joseph Smith Jr. Pr
, Pd [p. 51]