Letter from Eli Maginn, 1, 3 May 1842

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But he that sitteth in the Heavens and rules among men on Earth has rent assunder the vail of the mental Horison [horizon] dispelling the Clouds of darkness and superstition while the honest in hart are fast flowing to the standard of tru[t]h which has been boldly erected the Church in this place nos 67. all have obey’d since last Nov. I have labored alone the whole time except one weak Elder made me a visit and preached 5 or 6 discourses the only one that has been in the place I have labored incesantly day and night preaching from once to 3 times almost daily— I am much exhausted at pres[e]nt and should be glad to have assistance is it not the will of the Lord that we should have some help. 20 Elders might find all they could perform in this vicinity I just recd. a Letter from at he informs me that he has attended the Conference at Expects Elder Moses Martin to come to his <assistance> Elder L. M. Davis, (he says) is <at > on his way from Carolina to Windsor Co, V..t he will probably call on us as we are not verry far from that place I expect there will be quite a large Compy. from this place in the fall, as many more will obey in this place When at I wrote to you for many of the Papers my Letter was dated Mar 26. (I think) I forwarded a Check from the Asiatic Bank to the Leath[e]r Manufr. Bank for the Sum of $45,00 the papers have not yet came [p. [2]]
But he that sitteth in the Heavens and rules among men on Earth has rent assunder the vail of the mental Horison [horizon] dispelling the Clouds of darkness and superstition while the honest in hart are fast flowing to the standard of truth which has been boldly erected the Church in this place nos 67. all have obey’d since last Nov. I have labored alone the whole time except one weak Elder made me a visit and preached 5 or 6 discourses the only one that has been in the place I have labored incesantly day and night preaching from once to 3 times almost daily— I am much exhausted at present and should be glad to have assistance is it not the will of the Lord that we should have some help. 20 Elders might find all they could perform in this vicinity I just recd. a Letter from at he informs me that he has attended the Conference at Expects Elder Moses Martin to come to his assistance Elder L. M. Davis, (he says) is at on his way from Carolina to Windsor Co, V..t he will probably call on us as we are not verry far from that place I expect there will be quite a large Compy. from this place in the fall, as many more will obey in this place When at I wrote to you for many of the Papers my Letter was dated Mar 26. (I think) I forwarded a Check from the Asiatic Bank to the Leather Manufr. Bank for the Sum of $45,00 the papers have not yet came [p. [2]]
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