Letter from David Thomas, 31 March 1838

Respected Sir
Permit me to introduce to  your acquaintance Mr. Henry Root of Dewit [De Witt]  near this place on Missouri river His buisness I  am unacquainted with, Though any thing he may  say to you, you may put the most implisit conf idence in, as I have allways found him to be  a man of truth & honor, neither have I ever [p. 26]
David Thomas, letter, Pleasant Park, MO, to JS, Far West, MO, 31 Mar. 1838; handwriting of George W. Robinson; in JS, Journal, Mar.–Sept. 1838, pp. 26–27; CHL.