Sir, In reply to your queries of the 7th inst, the first I have seen of yours, I will say. the is located on the east bench of the , in a fruitful county, best of soil all around, as healthy as any of the western country; our is free to every body, and our church to those who will believe, Repent & be baptized. & keep Gods Commandments, every man is his own steward. Mechanics are in good demand, there is no better place for building machin[er]y than ,— a good place for capitolists— Gold & Silver alone is our circulating medium, and provisions the reward for labor. all men are protected in their religious faith in our . Any further information you may wish may be obtained through our papers; the “Times & Seasons” or “Wasp”— or lette[r]s Post Paid!
for J Smith
PS. we are always pleased to receive all good people in our midst— & we want no other but those who will abide the laws of the Land [p. ]