Letter to Editor, 23 January 1843

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To the Editor of The Wasp:
Dear Sir: I have, of late, had repeated solicitations to have something to do in relation to the political farce about dividing the ; but as my feelings revolt at the idea of having any thing to do with politics, I have declined in every instance in having any thing to do on the subject. I think it would be well for politicians to regulate their own affairs. I wish to be let alone, that I may attend strictly to the spiritual welfare of the church.
Please insert the above and oblige
JOSEPH SMITH.
, Jan. 23, 1843 [p. [3]]
To the Editor of The Wasp:
Dear Sir: I have, of late, had repeated solicitations to have something to do in relation to the political farce about dividing the ; but as my feelings revolt at the idea of having any thing to do with politics, I have declined in every instance in having any thing to do on the subject. I think it would be well for politicians to regulate their own affairs. I wish to be let alone, that I may attend strictly to the spiritual welfare of the church.
Please insert the above and oblige
JOSEPH SMITH.
, Jan. 23, 1843 [p. [3]]
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