Letter from Parley P. Pratt, 13 March 1842

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In regard to Emigrating to the western  States, and Shall <[illegible] it so, [illegible] fully,> quite, by Next fall  if God will, as our plan is so far superior  Superior to all others in this Buisiness.  We shall no doubt send some 5000 or  6000 passengers next fall and Winter to  . and if you will you  may hire Boats and take them all  up the your selves. and be sure  that arrangments are made for them  not to touch at . An emigration  officer and Agent Who is a faithful and  trustworthy man is Greatly needed  at .
Now Dear Brethren, if you can  Manage to supply this plan and take the  goods and gold, and send back by  the first Sept I am shure it Will  be a great advantage to you; but if  not, please be so kind as to assist and  advice him Where, and who to Deal  with. On our ships for emigra  Emigrants, Will consume several hundred  Barels of flour on Ship B[o]ard, next fall  and Winter. for inst We Buy some  fifty Barrels of Bread thus far this Ship  and It is the sixth ship we have sent  this season.
Dear Breth[re]n, we are all well  and prospering exceedingly; the power of god  is With us in all this Country. thousands  are awaking to the truth, We are con tinually doing for the , and I ex pect if the Lord will to Come to  next Spring with all the means We can  muster, to be laid out in Lands and Buil ding. is in Germany, and  Was Well on the 18th January. [p. [2]]
In regard to Emigrating to the western States, and Shall it so, fully, , by Next fall if God will, as our plan is so far Superior to all others in this Buisiness. We shall no doubt send some 5000 or 6000 passengers next fall and Winter to . and if you will you may hire Boats and take them all up the your selves. and be sure that arrangments are made for them not to touch at . An emigration officer and Agent Who is a faithful and trustworthy man is Greatly needed at .
Now Dear Brethren, if you can Manage to supply this plan and take the goods and gold, and send back by the first Sept I am shure it Will be a great advantage to you; but if not, please be so kind as to assist and advice him Where, and who to Deal with. On our Emigrants, Will consume several hundred Barels of flour on Ship Board, next fall and Winter. for inst We Buy some fifty Barrels of Bread thus far this Ship and It is the sixth ship we have sent this season.
Dear Brethren, we are all well and prospering exceedingly; the power of god is With us in all this Country. thousands are awaking to the truth, We are continually doing for the , and I expect if the Lord will to Come to next Spring with all the means We can muster, to be laid out in Lands and Building. is in Germany, and Was Well on the 18th January. [p. [2]]
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