(Mo.) June 2, 1836.
Dear Brother:—Since I returned home to , I have been so con stantly
engaged in viewing the coun try, or employed at business of impor tance,
that I could not spare time to write. I have been out on two expedi tions
examining the regions of the “far west”—and notwithstanding my letters, heretofore
published, contain almost all that need be said for or against a prairie
permit me to add [p. 340]