to receive a letter from you as oft as you can make it convenient, and give me all the intelligence in your power. I am yet in the dark respecting the debts I should be much pleased to hear that they were settled.
Since writing the above I received yours of the 9th inst, and I assure you I was very much gratified to hear of your success in redeeming the “” &c I hope Dear Brother that success will attend all your efforts for the prosperity of the cause, so dear to the saints and that you will be abundantly rewarded by that God whose has called us to be co-workers with him and his holy spirit in these last days
Be assured of my continued regard for your welfare and for the prosperity of the Saints in , and I pray that they may prosper in every good word and work and after the afflictions and tribulations of mortality be crowned with everlasting joy in the celestial kingdom of our God.
We continue to prosper in this place and expect to have a large increase of inhabitants the next Season, we are making preperation for some large and extensive buildings which we intend to build Erect soon.
With sentiments of respect, I am very respectfully yours Affectionately
Joseph Smith [p. ]