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Letter to Times and Seasons, circa March 1842

Times & Seasons
A considerable quantity of the matter in the last paper. was in type, before the establishment come into My hands,— Some of which went to press. without my recivecd, knowledge
and a multiplicity of business= while entering on the additional care of the editorial departmet of the Times & Seasons. must be my apology for what is past.—
In future, I design to furnish much original matter, which will be found of enestimable adventage to the saints, – & to all who — desire a knowledge of the kingdom of God.— and as it is not practicable to bring forthe the new translation of the Scriptures. & varioes records of ancint date. & great worth to this genration in the usual form. by books. I shall prenit [print] specimens of the same in the Times & Seasons as fast. as time & space will admit. so that the honest in heart may be cheerd & comforted and go on their way rejoicing.— as their souls become expanded.— & their undestanding enlightend, by a knowledg of Gods work through the fathers. in former days, as well as what He is about to do in Latter Days— To fulfil the words of the fathers.—
In the prenst no. will be found the Commencmet of the Records discovered in Egypt. some time since, as penend by the hand. of Father Abraham. which I shall continue to translate & publish as fast as possible till the whole is completed.— and as the saints have long been anxious to obtain a copy of these records, those [p. [1]]
Times & Seasons
A considerable quantity of the matter in the  last paper. was in type, before the establishment  come into our My hands,— Some of which went to  press. without our my recivecd, or knowledge
Thh and a multiplicity of business= while enteri[n]g on the  additional care of the editorial departmet of the  Times & Seasons. mu[s]t be my apology for what is past.—
In future, I design to furnish much original  matter, which will be found of enestimable adventage  to the saints, – & to all who — desire a knowledge of  the kingdom of God.— and as it is not practicable to  bring forthe the new translation of the Scriptures. & varioes  records of ancint date. & great worth to this  genration in book <the usual> form. by books. I shall prenit [print]  specimens of the same in the Times & Seasons as  fast. as time & space will admit. so that the  honest in heart may be cheerd & comforted and go on  their way rejoi[ci]ng.— as their souls become expanded.—  & their undestandi[n]g enlightend, by a knowledg of what  Gods work through the fathers. in former days, as  well as what He is about to do in Latter Days—  To fulfil the words of the fathers.—
In the p[r]enst no. will be found the  Commencmet of the Records discovered in Egypt.  some time since, as penend by the hand. of  Father Abraham. which I shall contin[u]e to t[r]anslate  & publish as fast as possible till the whole  is completed.— and as the saints have long been  anxious to obtain a copy of these rec[o]rds, those [p. [1]]
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