April 10th 1839
To the Saints in prison, Greeting.
In the midst of a crowd of business I haste to send a few lines by the hand of Br Mace our Messenger.
We wish you to know that our friendship is unabating and our exertions
for your delivery, and that of the
unceasing. For this purpose we have laboured to secure the
friendship of the of this
with all the principal men in this place. In this we have succeeded
beyond our highest anticipations. assured us last evening,
that he would lay our case before the Legislature of this
and have the action of that body upon it; and he would use all his
influence to have an action [p. 4]