, Letter, , Wayne Co., IL, to and JS, [, Hancock Co., IL], 30 July 1840. Featured version copied [probably ca. Aug. 1840] in JS Letterbook 2, pp. 168–169; handwriting of ; JS Collection, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for JS Letterbook 2.
On 30 July 1840, wrote to JS and for the third time in five days. As he had in his previous two letters, Bennett reminded JS and Rigdon of his earlier offer to help the during their difficulties in . Bennett also reiterated more enthusiastically his intention to move to , Illinois, to join the Saints, a longing also demonstrated by how frequently he was corresponding with JS and Rigdon. JS responded on 8 August 1840.
The original letter is apparently not extant, but copied it into JS Letterbook 2, probably soon after JS received it.
It is with difficulty that I can forgo the felicitous of an immediate immersion into the true faith on of your beloved people. I have written you several letters and forwarded you several newspapers to which I hope will be duly receivd as they contain some matters of importance. Is ? or ? to be [p. 168]