so that you were to bid adieu to mortal ity it would be impossible for me ever to get the run of the business and I should be again involved in difficulties from which it would be impossible for me to extricate myself. Now dear Brother I do hope you will see the reasonableness of this my request and assist in the affair.
I do not make these observations because I have lost confidence in you far from it, but I feel impressed to write what I have done from a sence of duty which I owe to the Church of Christ, to you and to myself.
I wish you to see that the judgment obtained on the mortgage on the house of the Lord, in the Circuit Court, be entered satisfied, and I will settle with you <the same> as if you held it yourself House & Lot I want deeding to Mrs and her heirs.
I am happy to inform you, that things are going on well in this place, we have been greatly prospered, and many are flocking in from Europe & about 300 have arrived in less than a week, more are on the way. [p. ]