Letter from George J. Adams, 23 Feb 1843

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this letter is private
Feb 23d 1843
President, Joseph Smith, Beloved Brother, I this mourning Set down to trouble you with another letter on the Subject of my misforthens, or Sins, or transgreshens, not that I wish you for one moment to think that I am under transgreshen now or that I have been for maney months, for I have not.— but Some rumers, and reports, have been Set on foot in not by the World but by envious and Jelous mormons that are Seeking my overthrow and want to make me guilty wether I am or not, now as you know that I am an hounest Man, and a faithfull laborer and my determind determinat[i]on is to be humbel and obey council and do right, as you are a Servant of the liveing God, you know that is my purpose in the strength of Jesus.— I have written two or or three letters in wich I have Spoken at full on this Subject now My Dear Brother if you can Save me without a publick trial, I trust I will never forget it while memory lasts, I dont fear annything <​from​> the world can do, no! my enimies that are Seeking My overthrow are in the Chruch, there is no evidence against me— and they can get [p. [1]]
this letter is private
Feb 23d 1843
President, Joseph Smith, Beloved Brother, I this mourning Set down to trouble you with another letter on the Subject of my misforthens, or Sins, or transgreshens, not that I wish you for one moment to think that I am under transgreshen now or that I have been for maney months, for I have not.— but Some rumers, and reports, have been Set on foot in not by the World but by envious and Jelous mormons that are Seeking my overthrow and want to make me guilty wether I am or not, now as you know that I am an hounest Man, and a faithfull laborer and my determination is to be humbel and obey council and do right, as you are a Servant of the liveing God, you know that is my purpose in the strength of Jesus.— I have written two or three letters in wich I have Spoken at full on this Subject now My Dear Brother if you can Save me without a publick trial, I trust I will never forget it while memory lasts, I dont fear annything the world can do, no! my enimies that are Seeking My overthrow are in the Chruch, there is no evidence against me— and they can get [p. [1]]
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