(An extract of a letter sent by me to the Florence
and vicinity— ‘I have inqu[i]red at the hand
of the Lord concerning this matter’ ‘and have engaged our bro.
to visit you who will teach you
concerning the duty of the churches relative to Zion. I want there fore that you should
receive him in the name of Lord, and uphold him by your prayr of Faith, and
in the name of Lord of truth he will do you much good— Josep[h]. Smith Jr) [p. 17]