Letter from Edward Hunter, 10 February 1842

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drafts on the State Bank of Illinois, <​or St Louis​> if you think it the most proper way of conveyance of funds, on this subject I wish to hear from you I shall receive part of the sale of my property First of Aprill next at that time I would wish to send it out the Eight hundred Dollars I before mentioned— <​&​> I wish to hear how the State Bank of Illinois stands & the Banks of those banks will be a verry important subject to the brethren that are going out this spring— Myself and family purpose starting out to begining of May, the greater part of this branch are geting ready to go out this summer— Brother was at my hous this week he looks well & is in good spirits, he says several has lately come in the Church our little branch is geting along pretty well, & desire to gather out as soon as they can, I have wrote to brother [Jacob] Weiler to forward my hous I do not know whether he will receive the letter or not if he does not receive the letter I will be obliged If you will inform him that I want him to go on with it <​my hous​> as fast as he can I likewise sent wrote to him to get Br s father <​or some other person​> to plow Eighty Acres of the North West part of my purchace, Brother [William] Garner to fence it according to the barg[a]in I made with him the plowing & fenceing to be done in a Workman like manner the ground to be surveyed first & I calculate to pay the cash as the work is done—
May the Blessings of Heaven attend you— Yours in the Gospel of Christ
Mr Joseph Smith [p. [2]]
drafts on the State Bank of Illinois, or St Louis if you think it the most proper way of conveyance of funds, on this subject I wish to hear from you I shall receive part of the sale of my property First of Aprill next at that time I would wish to send the Eight hundred Dollars I before mentioned— & I wish to hear how the State Bank of Illinois stands & the Banks of those banks will be a verry important subject to the brethren that are going out this spring— Myself and family purpose starting out to begining of May, the greater part of this branch are geting ready to go out this summer— Brother was at my hous this week he looks well & is in good spirits, he says several has lately come in the Church our little branch is geting along pretty well, & desire to gather out as soon as they can, I have wrote to brother Jacob Weiler to forward my hous I do not know whether he will receive the letter or not if he does not receive the letter I will be obliged If you will inform him that I want him to go on with my hous as fast as he can I likewise wrote to him to get Br s father or some other person to plow Eighty Acres of the North West part of my purchace, Brother [William] Garner to fence it according to the bargain I made with him the plowing & fenceing to be done in a Workman like manner the ground to be surveyed first & I calculate to pay the cash as the work is done—
May the Blessings of Heaven attend you— Yours in the Gospel of Christ
Mr Joseph Smith [p. [2]]
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