History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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of view, as our means are already exhausted, and we are deeply in debt and know of no means whereby we shall be able to extricate ourselves,
The inhabitants of this threaten our destruction, and we know not how soon they may be permitted to follow the examples of the Missourians; but our trust is in God, and we are determined by his grace assisting us, to maintain the cause, and hold out faithful unto the End, that we may be crowned with crowns of , and enter into that rest that is prepared for the children of God.
We are now distributing the type and calculated to commence setting to day, and issue a paper the last of this week, or beginning of next. We wrote to some time since, and also sent by for the names of subscribers for the Star, which we have not yet received; and until we receive them, the most of the subscribers will be deprived of them; and when you receive this, if you have not sent them, I wish you to attend to it immediately, as much inconvenience will attend a delay.
We expect shortly to publish a political paper, weekly, in favor of the present administration; the influential men of that party have offered a liberal patronage to us, and we hope to succeed, for thereby [HC 1:450] we can shew the public the purity of our intention in supporting the government under which we live.
We learn by , that the brethren have surrendered their arms to the enemy, and are fleeing across the river. If that is the case it is not mete that they should recommence hostilities with them; but, if not, you should maintain the ground as long as their is a man left, as the spot of ground, upon which you were located, is the place appointed of the Lord for your , and it was right in the sight of God that you contend for it to the last. [p. 389]
of view, as our means are already exhausted, and we are deeply in debt and know of no means whereby we shall be able to extricate ourselves,
The inhabitants of this threaten our destruction, and we know not how soon they may be permitted to follow the examples of the Missourians; but our trust is in God, and we are determined by his grace assisting us, to maintain the cause, and hold out faithful unto the End, that we may be crowned with crowns of , and enter into that rest that is prepared for the children of God.
We are now distributing the type and calculate to commence setting to day, and issue a paper the last of this week, or beginning of next. We wrote to some time since, and also sent by for the names of subscribers for the Star, which we have not yet received; and until we receive them, the most of the subscribers will be deprived of them; and when you receive this, if you have not sent them, I wish you to attend to it immediately, as much inconvenience will attend a delay.
We expect shortly to publish a political paper, weekly, in favor of the present administration; the influential men of that party have offered a liberal patronage to us, and we hope to succeed, for thereby [HC 1:450] we can shew the public the purity of our intention in supporting the government under which we live.
We learn by , that the brethren have surrendered their arms to the enemy, and are fleeing across the river. If that is the case it is not mete that they should recommence hostilities with them; but, if not, you should maintain the ground as long as their is a man left, as the spot of ground, upon which you were located, is the place appointed of the Lord for your , and it was right in the sight of God that you contend for it to the last. [p. 389]
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