Minutes, 12 April 1838

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shall lay them carefully away, and take such a course with regard to them, as I may feel bound by my honor, to answer to my rising posterity.
I beg you, sir, to take no view of the foregoing remarks, other than my belief on the outward government of this . I do not charge you, or any other person who differs with me on those points, of not being sincere; but such difference does exist, which I sincerely regret.
With considerations of the hi[gh]est respect, I am,
Your obedient servent.
.
Rev.
of the Church of Latter day Saints
testifies that some time last fall Marcellus Cowdery came to him and requested him to pay certain notes, against Joseph Smith jr but he declined, soon after a writ was served on him; he supposed that it was through the influence of that the writ was served. From circumstances, he is of the impression that has used his influence to urge on lawsuits, which have taken place of late in this place. Also, that said to him “the law is my theme.[”]
John Anderson testifies that, from circumstances, he believes that has been influential in causing lawsuits in this place, as a number more lawsuits have taken place since he came here than before
. testifies, that called to him one day evening as he was passing through the street, and said that he Smelt a Skunk (an enemy &c.) and if he knew who it was he would put the screws to him. and also informed if he [p. 122]
shall lay them carefully away, and take such a course with regard to them, as I may feel bound by my honor, to answer to my rising posterity.
I beg you, sir, to take no view of the foregoing remarks, other than my belief on the outward government of this . I do not charge you, or any other person who differs with me on those points, of not being sincere; but such difference does exist, which I sincerely regret.
With considerations of the highest respect, I am,
Your obedient servent.
.
Rev.
of the Church of Latter day Saints
testifies that some time last fall Marcellus Cowdery came to him and requested him to pay certain notes, against Joseph Smith jr but he declined, soon after a writ was served on him; he supposed that it was through the influence of that the writ was served. From circumstances, he is of the impression that has used his influence to urge on lawsuits, which have taken place of late in this place. Also, that said to him “the law is my theme.”
John Anderson testifies that, from circumstances, he believes that has been influential in causing lawsuits in this place, as a number more lawsuits have taken place since he came here than before
. testifies, that called to him one evening as he was passing through the street, and said that he Smelt a Skunk (an enemy ) and if he knew who it was he would put the screws to him. and also informed if he [p. 122]
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