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Letter to Edward Partridge and Others, 30 March 1834

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four or five proof readers, and with the incessant labor which is necessary for me to perform it could not be expected that every thing would be perfect. We mean to observe the greatest caution in publishing your letters, so as not to expose you to unnecessary danger and & trouble. We did not think it advisable to publish the ’s letter, if we had we should have had it out long ago. We have a letter from him to us, all which we keep till a proper time— Wilber— will probably be with you ere this arrives as he left on the 17th. March. We were in great need of his help, but as you wrote for him by the first of may, we dare not keep him any longer, lest we might disappoint & do a great injury. The first safe opportunity <​we​> will send you the mould which got made. When we commence the weekly paper we shall have to get another made, as we designed to work with rollers. I could give respects to all, but it is not needful to write the names, for I have not room. When you write I wish you would say a few words about my .
I am your brother (and shall ever be) in the .
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four or five proof readers, and with the incessant labor which is necessary for me to perform it could not be expected that every thing would be perfect. We mean to observe the greatest caution in publishing your letters, so as not to expose you to unnecessary danger and trouble. We did not think it advisable to publish the ’s letter, if we had we should have had it out long ago. We have a letter from him to us, all which we keep till a proper time— Wilber— will probably be with you ere this arrives as he left on the 17th. March. We were in great need of his help, but as you wrote for him by the first of may, we dare not keep him any longer, lest we might disappoint & do a great injury. The first safe opportunity we will send you the mould which got made. When we commence the weekly paper we shall have to get another made, as we designed to work with rollers. I could give respects to all, but it is not needful to write the names, for I have not room. When you write I wish you would say a few words about my .
I am your brother (and shall ever be) in the .
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