We are aware that it is not expect ed by the of the
, that their private epis tles will
be spread before the public, especially when addressed to their wives;
& the apology we have to offer for so doing at this time is, that
our col umes could not be devoted to a better use, than they
are with the following epistle from our beloved Bro. . Although
it is but ten days later than that of ’s, published
in the Oct.
No. yet, we think it will be a sweet morsel to every Saint, and will
serve as a stimulative to the minis ters of our God, that their exertions
in the proclatmaion [proclamation] of the gospel may be untiring, until the
uttermost corners of the earth shall be made to tremble with
the sound of their voices, and the Israel of God be gathered out against the
day of disolution, which is speedily to come upon the earth, if the
ancient prophets have not prophesied falsely.
—Ed. [p. 19]