Letter from Benjamin Winchester, 18 September 1841

The work of the Lord is prospering  in this section of the country I am  subject to your counsel as far  as is in my power Please write to  me as soon as you get this if you  have time for it would be a treat to  have a letter from you
I never regretted the death of any  man more that <than> that of Don Carlos [Smith]  and I said whose will “who can fill  his place”
Yours respectfully
B[enjamin] Winchester
Joseph Smith
Joseph Smith
Hancock Co
[Stamped postmark] PHILADELPHIA  pa
SEP  18
[Stamped] PAID
from B Winchester [p. [4]]
Benjamin Winchester, Letter, Philadelphia, PA, to JS, Nauvoo, IL, 18 Sept. 1841; presumably handwriting of Benjamin Winchester; four pages; JS Collection, CHL.