Letter from Erastus Snow, 22 June 1842

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Two or 3 members of the branch are about starting west and more are calculating on going west in the fall But If you have not answerd my last and given me the council I asked relative to their going west before your get this I hope you will write immediately and tell me whether I shall let them go all that have a spirit of gathering as fast as they get ready or council them otherwise—
The great wheel is rolling in this country more rapidly now than ever in Peterboro Lowel[l] & . is going west soon but will return to preach in this vicinity through the winter if he is counciled so to do and he [is] rather partial to this section of country as a field of his labours and he is a first rate fellow and I hope you will send him back without fail. His labours are very much needed here and in conjunction with me as intends going west to winter and I should be exceeding glad to do so, if it is the will of God <​but I intend to do as I am councilled​> [p. [2]]
Two or 3 members of the branch are about starting west and more are calculating on going west in the fall But If you have not answerd my last and given me the council I asked relative to their going west before you get this I hope you will write immediately and tell me whether I shall let them go all that have a spirit of gathering as fast as they get ready or council them otherwise—
The great wheel is rolling in this country more rapidly now than ever in Peterboro Lowell & . is going west soon but will return to preach in this vicinity through the winter if he is counciled so to do and he [is] rather partial to this section of country as a field of his labours and he is a first rate fellow and I hope you will send him back without fail. His labours are very much needed here in conjunction with me as intends going west to winter and I should be exceeding glad to do so, if it is the will of God but I intend to do as I am councilled [p. [2]]
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