, Letter, , Philadelphia Co., PA, to JS, , Hancock Co., IL, 1 May 1843; handwriting of ; endorsement and docket in handwriting of ; three pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes postal markings.
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 [literal?] 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 [p. ]