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Letter to Lyman Wight, 27 May 1839

Commerce Ill, 27th May 1839
Dear Sir
Having last week received a letter from Br. R[obert] B. Thompson  concerning your late writings in the Quincy whig, and understanding thereby that  the church in general at Quincy were rather uneasy concerning these matters  we have thought best to consider the matter of course, and accordingly being in  council on Saturday last, the subject was introduced, and discussed at some  length, when an answer to Br Thompson’s letter was agreed to, and sanctioned  by the Council, which answer I expect will be published, and of course you  will have an opportunity to see it. It will be seen by that letter that we do not [p. 13]
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JS, letter, Commerce, IL, to Lyman Wight, Quincy, IL, 27 May 1839; handwriting of James Mulholland; in JS Letterbook 2, pp. 13–14; JS Collection, CHL.

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