Seventh General Epistle
Of the Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from
Great Salt Lake Valley, to the saints scattered throughout the Earth,

Beloved Brethren:–

…Elder Orson Pratt arrived on the 4th of Oct. from England, bringing with him an excellent telescope, microscope, globes, chemical tests, and mineralogical specimens. All of which are most valuable acquisitions in promoting scientific research….

[Deseret News, May 1, 1852]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, Sept. 2006]

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