on behalf of JS, Letter, , Hancock Co., IL, to , , Adams Co., IL, 29 May 1839. Featured version copied [between 29 May and 30 Oct. 1839] in JS Letterbook 2, p. 15; handwriting of ; JS Collection, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for JS Letterbook 2.
On 29 May 1839, wrote to on behalf of JS. Two days earlier, Partridge had forwarded a letter to JS that individuals in believed was intended for JS. In this 29 May letter to Partridge, Mulholland indicated that JS was not the letter’s intended recipient. The forwarded letter is apparently not extant, and nothing about its contents is known. The original 29 May letter is also apparently not extant; however, Mulholland copied the letter into JS Letterbook 2 between 29 May and 30 October 1839.
I have been directed by President Smith to return you the enclosed letter, as upon examination he has found it <to be> not for the person whom you thought it was for. We are all well, and still remember the brethren at And elsewhere.— I am Sir Your’s &c &c