, Note, to JS, , Hancock Co., IL, 22 Sept. ; handwriting of ; notation in handwriting of ; dockets in handwriting of and unidentified scribe; one page; JS Collection, CHL. Includes docket.
I am The brethren are progressing some what with the foundation of my house, but I find it slow raising lumber and some other articles: And the committee & have expressed to me that they expected I would have some of the door & window frames, troughs trimmings &c. which are lyining [lying] idle, and originally designed for the house near the brick store, if needed them.— and as this is the fact, I would ask the president if he approves of their expressi[o]ns—?
Your Servant. Most Respectfully.
. Sept. 22. 1842 .—
Does the President approve the practice of go <confirming> in the water, and baptizing times and again without coming up out of the water, in the ordinance for the dead? [p. ]