be apt to tear it to pieces, You percieve that I have not means to get you twine at present therefore I presume that you will not blame me for not doing it.
15th—— Were I well I would go up to with and settle with the committee & br Rogers and see what is best to do— probably may come next week.
If could sell one yoke of cattle and let me have the avails of them I should be glad, and I think it best to let two yoke that are up there go to father Meyers, As to team to move up some of the poor, do as you think best
I remain yours—
Prest J— Smith Jr
Mr Joseph Smith Jun
, Hancock— Co. Ill, [p. 69]