President of the Church of Christ.
I enclose the sum of twenty eight dollars. being the
balance of the debt due to
[Leonard] Soby. by the Church in
and which was donated for the
, upon my first being
appointed one of the committe of Finance. I was informed that
Soby had in the commence ment of the work in this
loaned the sum of 125 dollars for the purpose of fitting up a place
of Meeting, we have endeavored as fast as possible to discharge this
as fast debt, 75. dollars we sent out by the
hands of Pres.t
. 5 dollars we gave to
Soby whilst he was in the
dollars we sent out by the hands of Elder. Samuel
Parker, who said you had authorised him to collect funds for the
. we have their
several receipts for the sums we have already paid. you will please write
a line acknowledging the receipt of this, in order to have data to show
for this money. as we have borrowed it for this purpose.
Bishop Syfritt has requested me to say that he would
feel grateful for a reply to his. letter, so that if misrepresentations
have been made. they may be made known.
I remain yours
&c. J B Nicholson
118. N 7th. St.