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; (Volume 13) In this edition of the FAITH-PROMOTIN SERIES, the lives of three individuals are followed. In the first narrative, the story of Robert Aveson and his friend are detailed as they learn of the gospel, yet are forbidden by their parents to join the Church. In time, they flee from England to America without their parents’ knowledge, and travel to Salt Lake City. Eventually Robert’s parents join the Church and also emigrate to Salt Lake City where there is a joyous reunion..
In the second narrative, a young man by the name of William Anderson falls in love with a young lady by the name of Emeline Stewart, and the very proper steps taken in courtship are maintained. They grew up in an area of Maine called New Vineyard, and after their marriage, they are introduced to the gospel and move with the Saints to Nauvoo. It is there that William loses his life in the defense of Nauvoo.
The third narrative presents the experiences and Providential protection of O. B. Huntington as he travels to Carson Valley in what is now Nevada. He was asked to explore a new route to California through the area of Carson for Colonel E. J. Steptoe of the U. S. Army. His experiences and close calls with the Indians along the way demonstrate the Lord’s hand in his protection.
From the Preface of this book we read: “If, by our efforts, faith can be implanted or increased in the hearts of any we will certainly feel that our labors have not been in vain. We trust this little work will find its way into many homes and afford pleasure and instruction to all who read it. ; Faith Promoting Series Series; Vol. 13; 5" x 8"; 98 pages; 1930679912