Letter from James Toner, 4 December 1842

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Newberry, Lycoming Co. Penna. 4. Dec/42
Revd. Joseph Smith
Dr. Sir
At a meeting of the Temperance Society in this place held last evening a resolution was passed requesting the President to write to you for the purpose of ascertaing what encouragement there is for young mechanics to emigrate to your place, as there are a number of Young men belonging to the Society, wish to <​go​> if sufficient inducements are offered. Also a request that you would forward a Mormon Bible for the use of our Society, which is increasing Very rapidly, Hoping that you will take the trouble of giving us a brief sketch of the prosperity & progress of your
I remain Very Respectfully Your Obt. Servt.
James Toner
Prst of the N. T. S.
P.S. If it is not convnint [convenient] for you to forward us a Bible please send a few numbers of the Times and Seasons for the success of our cause [p. [1]]
Newberry, Lycoming Co. Penna. 4. Dec/42
Revd. Joseph Smith
Dr. Sir
At a meeting of the Temperance Society in this place held last evening a resolution was passed requesting the President to write to you for the purpose of ascertaing what encouragement there is for young mechanics to emigrate to your place, as there are a number of Young men belonging to the Society, wish to go if sufficient inducements are offered. Also a request that you would forward a Mormon Bible for the use of our Society, which is increasing Very rapidly, Hoping that you will take the trouble of giving us a brief sketch of the prosperity & progress of your
I remain Very Respectfully Your Obt. Servt.
James Toner
Prst of the N. T. S.
P.S. If it is not convnint [convenient] for you to forward us a Bible please send a few numbers of the Times and Seasons for the success of our cause [p. [1]]
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