Letter from William Paxman, 24 September 1887
Excerpt:Box 10. Gisborne, Poverty Bay, N. Z. Sept 24th 1887. To Presidents Geo. Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Wilford Woodruff. My Dear Brethren: We have received this day two very interesting letters, one bearing date of August 2nd from Presidents Geo. Q Cannon and Jos. F. Smith, the other from President Woodruff, bearing date of August 16th; and I now hasten to acknowledge the receipt of the same, for, the Lord being willing, we ...
Excerpt:that they have fallen into and be awakened to their duties in political as well as ecclesiastical matters, for they should have learned by the sad experiences of the past who are their friends, and that there is no movement adopted or sanctioned by the leaders of Israel but that which is for their good. We were rejoiced to hear of the safe arrival of Elder Correy. The draft that you mentioned of $600.00 came tafe [safe] to hand this mail to defray the passage expenses of Elder Correy ...
Excerpt:and Elder William Gardner in November. The weather still con- tinues quite unsettled, but anticipate fine weather soon. E Ever praying for the blessings of God to rest upon you, and the members of the Apostles suited to your high and holy callings and your peculiar circumstances of to-day, and longing for the time when you can again mingle with the People. The Elders and Sister Katie unite with me in sending kind love. I remain your Brother in the great cause of the Truth,