Letter from Edward Johnstone, 23 June 1844

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Sunday Evening
June 23rd 1844
Genl. Joseph Smith
I have this moment recd. your favor of this day per the hands of Mr. Adams. I regret to say in reply that I am now awaiting every moment a boat for , whither my business requires me to go, & which of course will deter me from acceding to your request— I have introduced Mr. Adams to a friend, who is entirely c[o]mpetent to do full justice to your cause.
In great haste
Yours respectfully
Ed[ward] Johnstone
, Iowa [p. [1]]
Genl. Joseph Smith
, Esq.
Per Mr. Adams.
June 23— 1844
E. Johnson
June 23. 1844
Letter of E. Johnston to Genl. Joseph Smith [p. [2]]


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