1858 July 23 Letter to Augustus S. Beckwith

Title

1858 July 23 Letter to Augustus S. Beckwith

Description

Beckwith may return to St. Louis for his family. Temple ordinances are not available at this time, but knowledge and authority will help him progress.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

Augustus S. Beckwith

Date

1858 July 23

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Family
Temple

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Presidents Office
Great Salt Lake City July 23. 1858
Mr. Augustus S. Beckwith
Dear Brother:--
Your note of this date is received, in response to your wishing to return to St Louis to spend the Winter and obtain your family I think it would be wisdom for you to do so, and may God bless you and enable you to accomplish all the good that there is in your heart for the salvation not only of your family but our fellow man.
We are not at present administering the Ordinances in the "House of the Lord" giving Endowments &c. but will take great pleasure in giving you all the teaching and authority necessary to enable you to progress in the knowledge of the truth and make you useful in the Church and Kingdom of God upon the earth.
Trusting that the power of God may attend your efforts in saving the honest in heart and redeeming a fallen world from sin and wickedness which at present enshrouds it as a mantle, I remain sincerely
Your Brother in the Gospel of Salvation.

Brigham Young

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Presidents Office
Great Salt Lake City July 23. 1858

Mr. Augustus S. Beckwith

Dear Brother:--
Your note of this date is received, in response to your wishing to return to St Louis to spend the Winter and obtain your family I think it would be wisdom for you to do so, and may God bless you and enable you to accomplish all the good that there is in your heart for the salvation not only of your family but our fellow man.

We are not at present administering the Ordinances in the "House of the Lord" giving Endowments &c. but will take great pleasure in giving you all the teaching and authority necessary to enable you to progress in the knowledge of the truth and make you useful in the Church and Kingdom of God upon the earth.

Trusting that the power of God may attend your efforts in saving the honest in heart and redeeming a fallen world from sin and wickedness which at present enshrouds it as a mantle, I remain sincerely

Your Brother in the Gospel of Salvation.

Brigham Young