Letter from George Brandon, 6 July 1842

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The Acadimy Branch in Henry County Tenn was built up by Elders and . it now numbers about 22 members all of whom are in good standing excepting four Three of whom has caused a good deal of strife in the Church. may God keep them in the faith is my prayr for christ sake Amen. There are 8 or 9 members in Stewart County Tenn. on wells’s Creek and Elk Creek which has never been Organised in to a Branch att all There is no official member among them They desire Traveling Elders and Brethren to call on them They desire an interest in the prayrs of this people. May the Lord bless them with all spiritual Blessings in heavenly places in Christ Jesus So that They may not Come behind in no gift But grow up in to him Christ in all things until they are filled with all the fullness of God even so amen
My labours since I was ordained an Elder has been extended from Joseph Chumnies on blood river Henry County Through the north East Corner of Benton County thence across the Tennessee River in a south Easterly direction to wells Creek thence north across the Cumberland River at The Cumberland Iron works Thence <​a​> little East of North 9 miles to Nathaniel Abners in Montgomery County where I Baptised Two members One female by <​the​> name of Abner and One mail [male] by the name of John B. Williams There has never been much preaching in montgomery County consiquently Brother William and Sister Abner is left alone not recognised with any Branch at all They are anxious for some Elder to visit them and I give it as my firm and decided Opinion that Much good might be done in and about Abners Montgomery County if some prudent Elder would [p. [2]]
The Acadimy Branch in Henry County Tenn was built up by Elders and . it now numbers about 22 members all of whom are in good standing excepting four Three of whom has caused a good deal of strife in the Church. may God keep them in the faith is my prayr for christ sake Amen. There are 8 or 9 members in Stewart County Tenn. on wells’s Creek and Elk Creek which has never been Organised in to a Branch att all There is no official member among them They desire Traveling Elders and Brethren to call on them They desire an interest in the prayrs of this people. May the Lord bless them with all spiritual Blessings in heavenly places in Christ Jesus So that They may not Come behind in no gift But grow up in to him Christ in all things until they are filled with all the fullness of God even so amen
My labours since I was ordained an Elder has been extended from Joseph Chumnies on blood river Henry County Through the north East Corner of Benton County thence across the Tennessee River in a south Easterly direction to wells Creek thence north across the Cumberland River at The Cumberland Iron works Thence a little East of North 9 miles to Nathaniel Abners in Montgomery County where I Baptised Two members One female by the name of Abner and One mail [male] by the name of John B. Williams There has never been much preaching in montgomery County consiquently Brother William and Sister Abner is left alone not recognised with any Branch at all They are anxious for some Elder to visit them and I give it as my firm and decided Opinion that Much good might be done in and about Abners Montgomery County if some prudent Elder would [p. [2]]
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