Letter from Sybella Armstrong, 1 May 1843

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no! but with the most embar[ra]ssing affr[on]tery said he had been told so— but did he tell it for hear-say no! but took Go[o]d care to tell it as matter of fact— could he give his authors no but called on Mrs— Newton to say I had acted imprudntly with — and also my going on a visit to that I b[e]haved verry imprud[ent]ly with him ther, I appeal to for the propriety of my connduct— with him at all times and in all places, Brother Joseph you have staid at our Home You kn[o]w what we are and how I with the rest of my family conducted ourselves— my natural disposition is Gay and lively, I am ever cheerful— I am Happy myself and try to make others so— at times pe[r]haps I say and do my litrlre [little?] things from the impu[l]se of the mom[e]nt— that were I to take a second though[t] I would not do Levity is my lasting sin! Please submit this to the Corim [Quorum] of the Twelve— and my God dirrect you in adminstrg [administering] Justice to the oppressed
I rem[ai]n Your Sister in the Gospl of Chrrst Sybella Armstro[n]g [p. [3]]
no! but with the most embarrassing affrontery said he had been told so— but did he tell it for hear-say no! but took Good care to tell it as matter of fact— could he give his authors no but called on Mrs— Newton to say I had acted imprudntly with — and also my going on a visit to that I behaved verry imprudently with him ther, I appeal to for the propriety of my connduct— with him at all times and in all places, Brother Joseph you have staid at our Home You know what we are and how I with the rest of my family conducted ourselves— my natural disposition is Gay and lively, I am ever cheerful— I am Happy myself and try to make others so— at times perhaps I say and do my litrlre little things from the impulse of the moment— that were I to take a second thought I would not do Levity is my lasting sin! Please submit this to the Corim [Quorum] of the Twelve— and my God dirrect you in adminstrg administering Justice to the oppressed
I remain Your Sister in the Gospl of Chrrst Sybella Armstrong [p. [3]]
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