, Ohio, and while there was invited to consecrate her assets to the church. Jacques’s contribution was of great assistance at a time of financial struggle, for which JS promised her the blessings of God. The letter also contained JS’s views of the difficulties that had occurred in Missouri.
with possible signature of JS cut out; three pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes later John L. Smith endorsement: “This letter was sighned | by Joseph Smith own | Hand. which autograph | was cut off by Pres. B | Young March 4th 1859 | The letter was also | written by Joseph Smith’s | own hand.”; includes later Leo Hawkins endorsement: “Sept 4. 1833 | Joseph Smith | to | Vienna Jacques