1854 July 19 Letter to William W. Handlin

Title

1854 July 19 Letter to William W. Handlin

Description

Brigham declines to affiliate with the publication in question but does not oppose it.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

William W. Handlin

Date

1854 July 19

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Business matters
Publications

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Great Salt Lake City, July 19th 1854.
Mr William W. Handlin
City of Mexico
Mexico
Sir,
Yours of March 20th came safe to hand and in reply I have to state that the perusal of a publication of the kind you mention, might be a source of gratification to me, but not needed as a confirmation to the doctrines of the Book of Mormon for I have known, for many years, that those doctrines are verily true.
Should you consider to publish the work you mention, I presume it would meet a profitable sale, and if it come convenient, I might purchase a copy.
Respectfully declining to have any connection with the publication of the work in question.
I Remain
Truly your friend and the Friend of all mankind

Brigham Young

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Great Salt Lake City, July 19th 1854.

Mr William W. Handlin
City of Mexico
Mexico

Sir,

Yours of March 20th came safe to hand and in reply I have to state that the perusal of a publication of the kind you mention, might be a source of gratification to me, but not needed as a confirmation to the doctrines of the Book of Mormon for I have known, for many years, that those doctrines are verily true.

Should you consider to publish the work you mention, I presume it would meet a profitable sale, and if it come convenient, I might purchase a copy.
Respectfully declining to have any connection with the publication of the work in question.

I Remain
Truly your friend and the Friend of all mankind

Brigham Young