To the President of the Church of Christ.
I enclose the sum of twenty eight dollars. being the balance of the debt due to Bro [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 Bro 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 Bro Soby whilst he was in the . 17. 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. [p. ]