Letter from Alonzo LeBaron, 29 June 1842

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I might enumerate many article which are necisary to suply our immediate wants. But I forbear. A hint to the wise is suficient I will now come to the point and state my propositions. I find the amount of Principle and interest yet due to be about $815.00. I therefore propos[e], that you endorse the amount due on my Lot which with interest is about $142.45, and give me a Deed. I next propose that you place to my credit, or pay for me $150.00 $200.00 on the . And next; get me eighht <seven> shares of Stock in the .
The remainder is about $142.62 $122.62. Now there is a Cr. of $16.00 on my Book to which is not endorsed on the Note. Also a account you hold aganst me of $6 or $7 which subtracted leaves about $100.00. This amount I humbly request you to pay me in such as will suply my present necesity.
Now if these proposals meet your mind and you will acceed to them; please to inform the bearer of this, and you will oblije me much.
Yours in haste. Alonzo LeBaron.
President Joseph Smith. [p. [2]]
I might enumerate many article which are necisary to suply our immediate wants. But I forbear. A hint to the wise is suficient I will now come to the point and state my propositions. I find the amount of Principle and interest yet due to be about $815.00. I therefore propose, that you endorse the amount due on my Lot which with interest is about $142.45, and give me a Deed. I next propose that you place to my credit, or pay for me $200.00 on the . And next; get me seven shares of Stock in the .
The remainder is about $122.62. Now there is a Cr. of $16.00 on my Book to which is not endorsed on the Note. Also a account you hold aganst me of $6 or $7 which subtracted leaves about $100.00. This amount I humbly request you to pay me in such as will suply my present necesity.
Now if these proposals meet your mind and you will acceed to them; please to inform the bearer of this, and you will oblije me much.
Yours in haste. Alonzo LeBaron.
President Joseph Smith. [p. [2]]
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