Letter from Elias Higbee, 24 March 1840

Dear Brother
Our business is at last ended here.  Yesterday, a resolution passed the Senate, that  the Committee should be discharged; and that we  might withdraw the accompanying papers, which I have  done: I have also taken a copy of the memorial, and  want to be off for the west immediately— I have not  gotten a letter from Prest. [Sidney] Rigdon, although I have  frequently written to him— I have recd. a letter from  Bro. [John C.] Bennett, stating that he was in the Jerseys— and that  he was calculating to have me come that way and go  home with him, and also that he had business which  he wanted me to attend to at the office here—
When he last wrote, he stated that as yet, he had [p. 105]
Elias Higbee, letter, Washington DC, to JS, Nauvoo, IL, 24 Mar. 1840; handwriting of Howard Coray; in JS Letterbook 2, pp. 105–107; JS Collection, CHL.