Shall we gather up all the saints we can & come over <with them> next Spring?
Have we done right in Printing a hymn book?
Are we doing right in Printing the book of Morm[o]n?
Are we doing right in staying here to leave
& leaving our families to be a bu[r]den to the ?
We have sent <some of> our paper to , is this Right?
When the Book of Mormon is completed, will it be best for any one to carry any
of th[e]m to ?
Shall we print the doctrins & Covena[n]ts here or not? or will
the D. & C. be printed & go to the nations, as it now is or
not? or will it be revised & pr[i]nted for the nation?
Shall we send all we can to next season & stay here ourselves?
What is the Lords will concerning ? Shall he take his
family to next season.? or
shall he tary here with them awhile longer? what shall he
We have lately visited a museum, where we saw an
Mummy, on the head stone &c are many ancient <& curious> characters, & we asked the
privilege of copyi[n]g them for translation but have not receivd an answer,
Shall we copy them & send them to you for ?
Finally, Brethren, how long must we be deprived the company of our Dear Bethn
[Brethren] whom we Love, for this
works sake, & we feel that it is our privilge to love
those who are willi[n]g to lay down
the[i]r lives for the Brethrn [p. 11]