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 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]]
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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