Letter from Halsey Cook, 20 March 1843

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Tivoli March 20, 1843
Rev Joseph Smith
Dr Sir
Being a lover of fareness and opposed to the reading and forming an opinion from one-cided and interested journals I have been enduced to address you,
First, I would like (if it can be easily sent by mail) a printed copy of your Revelation
Seckond, The number of your followers and the number of Priests explaning your doctrin.
Third, A discription of your citty , your lands the health of you[r] section, and the inducements to emergrate, I live in a part of whare their are many who if they could be induced to emergrate would prove valuable citizens, their are many to who are not wealthy but are smart industrious active and enterprising citizens blessed by nature with excellent constitutions and who were they in a new country would clear every obstical and make their new home prosperous and happy and rich
If, as I believe, your Revelation is calculated to make the mass prosperous and happy teaching good morals, honesty, virtue temperance love and good will towards man, then upon my being satisfied I will use my endeavours to circuluate and spread the truth, as it <is>, unbiased by party [p. [1]]
Tivoli March 20, 1843
Rev Joseph Smith
Dr Sir
Being a lover of fareness and opposed to the reading and forming an opinion from one-cided and interested journals I have been enduced to address you,
First, I would like (if it can be easily sent by mail) a printed copy of your Revelation
Seckond, The number of your followers and the number of Priests explaning your doctrin.
Third, A discription of your , your lands the health of your section, and the inducements to emergrate, I live in a part of whare their are many who if they could be induced to emergrate would prove valuable citizens, their are many to who are not wealthy but are smart industrious active and enterprising citizens blessed by nature with excellent constitutions and who were they in a new country would clear every obstical and make their new home prosperous and happy and rich
If, as I believe, your Revelation is calculated to make the mass prosperous and happy teaching good morals, honesty, virtue temperance love and good will towards man, then upon my being satisfied I will use my endeavours to circuluate and spread the truth, as it is, unbiased by party [p. [1]]
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