Letter to Horace Hotchkiss, 25 August 1841, Copy

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at our command, to lay a foundation, that will now begin to to enable us to meet our pecuniary engagements, and no doubt in our minds, to the entire satisfaction of all those concerned, if they will but exercise a small degree of patience and stay a resort to coersive measures, thereby <​which would​> killing us in the germ, even before we can, (by reason of the season.) begin to bud and blossom, in order to bring forth a plentiful yield of fruit.
I am with considerations of high respect your Obt. Servt.
Joseph Smith
P.S. The above is a Copy of a letter sent to , according to the date hereof— and sealed in this place of this letter Book, because there was no room left to copy the entire letter upon. [p. [3]]
at our command, to lay a foundation, that will now begin to enable us to meet our pecuniary engagements, and no doubt in our minds, to the entire satisfaction of all those concerned, if they will but exercise a small degree of patience and stay a resort to coersive measures, which would kill us in the germ, even before we can, (by reason of the season.) begin to bud and blossom, in order to bring forth a plentiful yield of fruit.
I am with considerations of high respect your Obt. Servt.
Joseph Smith
P.S. The above is a Copy of a letter sent to , according to the date hereof— and sealed in this place of this letter Book, because there was no room left to copy the entire letter upon. [p. [3]]
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