Unidentified author, Letter, , Lee Co., IL, to JS, , Hancock Co., IL, 6 May 1844; unidentified handwriting; docket in handwriting of ; one page; photocopy in Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU. Includes address.
May 6th 1844
The gray mare I bought of you strayd from me the night after I got home— I have heard from her on her way back— I suppose she has taken her course down the & you will probably see her back to your before the reception of this letter if she is not taken up on the road— I wish should she return you will would have the goodness to inform me as soon as convenient—
I got home safe & found my family & friends well— I gave your views of Government to Mr Dixon he says he is well pleased with the doctrine therein contained & much obliged to you for the pamphlet
your boat is 1◊ miles below here but your men are loading a Keel boat here with corn— Our court is now in session your cause has not yet come on— your witnesses are here—
Please make my co[m]pliments to [&] say [to] her that Mrs [2 words illegible] [her happy?] [illegible] [page torn] [p. ]