1852 November 25 Letter to Dwight Eveleth

Title

1852 November 25 Letter to Dwight Eveleth

Description

Personal letter to Dwight Eveleth, who went to California during the Gold Rush.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

Dwight Eveleth

Date

1853/06/14

Location

Great Salt Lake City
San Francisco, CA

Number of Pages

2

Subject

Testimony
Personal

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Great Salt Lake City. Nov: 25th 1852
Mr Dwight Eveleth
Dear Brother.
I received your note of Jun 18, a short time since. I find that the land of Gold has caught you it being the object for which you are and I hope and pray that you may be enabled to receive your expectations and return and find all well (of yours) and with you to the gathering place of the saints, that you may be able to assist his servants in building up the kingdom of God upon the earth No doubt the ways of God <and those> of his people, are different from the ways of the world in many respects this should certainly be so, where in the world the Saints of the Most High should from her filthiness and her abominations, deliver themselves therefrom. This saints have measureably accomplish faith expect fully to realize

I am happy to learn that and feel determined to get assured that in this way you will accomplish your desires Through this cause many have lost their faith because of being instead of waiting patiently, rejected even that which they had received. We are not always to be the Church at first, but expect to progress until we shall attain unto of the man : being born into the kingdom of righteous ness if we live up to our privileges,and make a good use of our blessings and Seer, only to follow the counsel of his to the perfect man in Christ Jesus with the Only Begotten, and have the mansions of the blessed among the Gods of Eternities.
truth and all error. A man the light of truth, a means for men to opposite becoming in themselves as low according to the true principle would have chosen the path of peace should we refrain in the due time to do so, from emitting, reflecting and of , because peradventure some and and bring disgrace upon It worketh not thus, it is a mistaken idea. righteous principle, he can only pollute and only the more so as having the true knowledge it qualif greater condemnation
I am glad to hear from you and but time presses. therefore close praying God my Heavenly Father in your behalfthat you may be preserved in the purity of the faith and be enabled to bring yourself and family to dwell with the Saints of God in the mountains.
Ever your friend and brother

Great Salt Lake City
June 14th 1853.

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Great Salt Lake City. Nov: 25th 1852 

Mr Dwight Eveleth 

Dear Brother. 

I received your note of Ju[ly?] 18, a short time since.  I find  
that the land of Gold has caught you it being the object for which you are                 
and I hope and pray that you may be enabled to receive your expectations and  
return and find all well (of yours) and [?] with you to the gathering      
place of the saints, that you may be able to assist his servants in building up  
the kingdom of God upon the earth  No doubt the ways of God <and those> of his  
people, are different from the ways of the world in many respects    this should  
certainly be so, where in the world                     
the Saints of the Most High should [?] from her  
filthiness and her abominations,                     
deliver themselves therefrom. This                 
saints have measureably accomplish                     
faith expect fully to realize 

I am happy to learn that                         
and feel determined to get                         
assured that in this way you will accomplish your desires  Through this         
cause many have lost their faith because of being            
instead of waiting patiently, rejected even that which they had received.   
We are not always to be the Church [?] at first, but expect to  
progress until we shall attain unto [?] of the man : being  
born into the kingdom of righteous ness if we live up to our privileges, and  
make a good use of our blessings [?] and Seer,  
only to follow the counsel of his [?] to the  
perfect man in Christ Jesus                     
with the Only Begotten, and have                                                           
the mansions of the blessed  
among the Gods of Eternities 
truth and all error.  A man                     
the light of truth, a means for men to                     
opposite becoming in                     
themselves as low according to the                     
true principle would have           
chosen the path of peace                     
should we refrain [?]  in the due time                 
to do  so, from emitting, reflecting and                    
 of  [?] because peradventure some [illegible] and                       
and bring disgrace upon                    
It worketh not thus, it is a mistaken idea.                     
righteous principle, he can only pollute [illegible] and only the more  
so as having the true knowledge it qualif [illegible] greater condemnation 

I am glad to hear from you and  [illegible] but time presses.    
therefore close praying God my Heavenly Father in your behalf that you may  
be preserved in the purity of the faith and be enabled to bring yourself and  
family to dwell with the Saints of God in the [?] mountains. 

Ever your friend and brother 

[Possible heading of a separate letter]

Great Salt Lake City 
June 14th 1853.