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Letter to Henrietta Raphael Seixas, between 6 and 13 February 1836

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our own individual desires to have it the same taken the liberty to thus tresspass upon your time and patience and request the privilege of purchaseing of you through this Lexicon. It is unnecessary to wholly unnecessary for us to communicate or attempt to the great worth this Lexicon would be to this in our present and future studies as yourself of the fact and we only say that we hope that God may direct you by his Holy Spirit to do right, and we trust the issue in his hands believing you will call to mind the flood of reproach heaped upon us as a people the few advantages we profess in comparison with others institution in consequence of the same and that all favors thus bestowed will be only appreciated and thankfully remembered.
We are most respectfully.
Your Obt. Servants.
Joseph Smith Junr.
Ohio, Feb. 1836
A true copy from the original.
Rec. [p. [78]]
our own individual desires to have it the same taken the liberty to thus tresspass upon your time and patience and request the privilege of purchaseing of you through this Lexicon. It is unnecessary to wholly unnecessary for us to communicate or attempt to the great worth this Lexicon would be to this in our present and future studies as yourself of the fact and we only say that we hope that God may direct you by his Holy Spirit to do right, and we trust the issue in his hands believing you will call to mind the flood of reproach heaped upon us as a people the few advantages we profess in comparison with other institution in consequence of the same and that all favors thus bestowed will be only appreciated and thankfully remembered.
We are most respectfully.
Your Obt. Servants.
Joseph Smith Junr.
Ohio, Feb. 1836
A true copy from the original.
Rec. [p. [78]]
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