Letter to Reverend Hewitt • 14 June 1835
To the Rev. Mr. Hewett [John Hewitt].
Sir, In consequence of your not returning to us as we understood you at your introduction to us. It was resolved and approved in council, on the evening of the 14th Inst. that the
bearer , one of the presiding Elders of our church, should proceed to &c. and ascertain, if possible, the cause of your delay. and this is done as one reason. that we feel an anxious desire, for the Salvation of the souls of men. and to satisfy your inqui ries, concerning the religion we profess. If at it is the sincere desire of the council that Mr. Hewet return, that we may satisfy him, concerning our Religion, and we satisfy us concerning his, for we feel as great a desire for the welfare of his people as he can have for ours.
With respect & esteem
I am, Sir, your friend
. June 14 1835
Letter from Oliver Cowdery • 15 June 1835
To the high council of the church of the Latter-Day Saints in
Dear brethren in the Lord,
Agreeably to your in structions to me on the evening of the 14th inst. that I should proceed immediately to , for the purpose of holding an interview with the Rev. John Hewitt, late of England, on the subject of the Religion which he professes, and further present him your letter, I have to say, that he I did proceed with said letter, the preceeding of which is a copy.
On my arrival at , I learned that [p. 92]