Letterbook 2

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concerning which you will act your pleasure or  or convenien[c]e. I would rather it should be forwarded  by the brethren, or some private conveyance, than  risque it in the Post office, &c
&c—
I remain yours in the N. C.
Joseph Smith.
pr Scribe
omitted all but the   business Part.—

Letter to Edward Hunter • 5 January 1842

Copy of a letter to Mr ,
West Nantmeal, Chester Co. Pa.
 
January 5, 1842
Beloved Brother,
I wrote you on the 21 ultimo. in  reply to yours of the 27th of oct. but lest by any  means the letter should fail to reach you I will  recapitulate very briefly some important items therein  contained,
The power of Attorney was duly executed by , & forwarded to the clerks office for seal of state,  to be sent from there direct to you, The goods  are accepted & will be applied according to your request.
I have purchased 90 acres of woodland a little up the  river; have made proposals to , but am yet  waiting his Answer from his eastern Correspondent.
Steam engines & mills of any description will do  well here; the more of such things you can bring  the better. For particulars on the foregoing I would  refer you to my letter of the 21st ult which I hope  you have received ere this.
I am happy that it is my privilige to say  to you that the Large new building which I had  commenced when you were here, is now completed,  & the doors are open this day for the sale of goods  for the first time. The foundation of the building  is somewhat spacious (as you will doubtless recollect)  for a country store, the principal part of which, the [p. 222]
concerning which you will act your pleasure or or convenience. I would rather it should be forwarded by the brethren, or some private conveyance, than risque it in the Post office,
&c—
I remain yours in the N. C.
Joseph Smith.
pr Scribe
omitted all but the business Part.—

Letter to Edward Hunter • 5 January 1842

Copy of a letter to Mr ,
West Nantmeal, Chester Co. Pa.
 
January 5, 1842
Beloved Brother,
I wrote you on the 21 ultimo. in reply to yours of the 27th of oct. but lest by any means the letter should fail to reach you I will recapitulate very briefly some important items therein contained,
The power of Attorney was duly executed by , & forwarded to the clerks office for seal of state, to be sent from there direct to you, The goods are accepted & will be applied according to your request.
I have purchased 90 acres of woodland a little up the river; have made proposals to , but am yet waiting his Answer from his eastern Correspondent.
Steam engines & mills of any description will do well here; the more of such things you can bring the better. For particulars on the foregoing I would refer you to my letter of the 21st ult which I hope you have received ere this.
I am happy that it is my privilige to say to you that the Large new building which I had commenced when you were here, is now completed, & the doors are open this day for the sale of goods for the first time. The foundation of the building is somewhat spacious (as you will doubtless recollect) for a country store, the principal part of the [p. 222]
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