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throughout the United States. God help
us to appear unto thee to fast and
[?] unto me. Let us daily deny ourselves
take up our cross and follow thee
Augst 27th Gloucester Timber Neck 1849
Augst 27th This beautiful morning witnessed
the distressing scene which ever accompanies
the separation of united hearts, especially so
when two hearts have been firmly cemented
and knit together by the strongest when
properly united of all ties which has
fallen to the lot of humankind, that
of Husband and wife. Experience is a
wise but truly a sad teacher those [?]
done thy work. Never again with my consent
will a separation ever seem, Lest the inter[?]
tion of the all wise power? Thank God for
the mercies we have previously enjoyed, and
I earnestly beg of him to keep him and
me in perfect obedience to his holy law.
[?] murmuring and repining
from me. Give us both resignation. Let
thy will and not ours be done.