Discourse, 15 October 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards

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It is one of the first principles of my life. & one that I have cultivated from my childhood. having been taught it of my father. to allow eve[r]y one the libe[r]ty of conscience. I am the greatest advocate of the C[onstitution] of there is there on the earth. in my feeling <​the​> only fault I can find with it is it is not broad enough to cover the whole ground.
I cannot beleive in any of the creeds of the diffe[re]nt denominati[o]n. because they all have some things in th[e]m I cannot subscribe to though all of them have some thuth [truth]. but I want to come up into the [p. [128]]
It is one of the first principles of my life. & one that I have cultivated from my childhood. having been taught it of my father. to allow every one the liberty of conscience. I am the greatest advocate of the Constitution of there is there on the earth. in my feeling the only fault I find with it is it is not broad enough to cover the whole ground.
I cannot beleive in any of the creeds of the different denomination. because they all have some things in them I cannot subscribe to though all of them have some thuth [truth]. but I want to come up into the [p. [128]]
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