Dec, [February] 5th 1842,
To, President Joseph Smith and the Saints in . whom it may concern
I Drop you a line In haste, to inform you, that on the 12th of Jan, We Sent a Ship of near 100 Saints, by on Ship Fremont. And that we have this Day (feb 5th) Dispatched another. the Largest in , Called the Hope, Capt, Soule Marster with about 270 Souls on Board, for . under the super intendance of James Burnham. Each of these will contain some Money for the . We Shall Send another Ship in on about the 18th of this month. and another in fore pa[r]t of March next.
In Great Haste I Remain yours in the Cause of Zion
We are all well.