Letter from Emma Smith, 6 December 1839

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that Mr sent to containing  the names of a number of subscribers he wants the letter on  account of the names
s health has been remarkably good <so> untill today he  is not so well as usual, is well.
I The disturbance between and the is still  increasing, a sheriff of the crossed Skunk river at s [Lyman Wight’s]  place this week with a Sheriff his prisoner who was  take[n] while he was collecting his govenors taxes and from all  the information we get there is three thousand troops now  on their march after him the mails are stoped and at the  mouth of the the Misourians retained the powder and  lead that belonged to the merchants above them and sent  the other goods as usual, this is all the information we can get  on the subject yet and we have some serious impressions that  it is true
There is great anxiety manifest in this place for  your prosperity and the time lingers long that you is set for  your return, the day is is waning and night is approaching  so fast that I must reserve my better feelings untill I have  a better chance to express them.
Yours affectionately
Joseph Smith jr. [p. [2]]
that Mr sent to containing the names of a number of subscribers he wants the letter on account of the names
s health has been remarkably good untill today he is not so well as usual, is well.
The disturbance between and the is still increasing, a sheriff of the crossed Skunk river at s [Lyman Wight’s] place this week with a Sheriff his prisoner who was taken while he was collecting his govenors taxes and from all the information we get there is three thousand troops now on their march after him the mails are stoped and at the mouth of the the Misourians retained the powder and lead that belonged to the merchants above them and sent the other goods as usual, this is all the information we can get on the subject yet and we have some serious impressions that it is true
There is great anxiety manifest in this place for your prosperity and the time lingers long that is set for your return, the day is waning and night is approaching so fast that I must reserve my better feelings untill I have a better chance to express them.
Yours affectionately
Joseph Smith jr. [p. [2]]
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