Order from Newel K. Whitney, 18 April 1834

We owe Eight Thousands dollars, which must be paid by the  first of Sept. next. but if we can get 4 or 5 Thousand this  month I can pay our debts here & so much of our debts  in New York that they will wait till Sept for the balance  & I also shall be able to purchase some goods this Spring for to  make my assortment more compleet through the summer—
At any rate we must have 4 thousand dollars this month
The bearer hereoff Joseph Smith Jr is authorised by us to  borrow from One to Eight thousand dollars &  sign a note for the same in the name of N. K.  Whitney & Co which note we will hold ourselves bound to pay
Kirtland 18 apl. 1834
N.K. Whitney & Co [p. [1]]
Order, Newel K. Whitney to JS, Kirtland, OH, 18 Apr. 1834; handwriting of Newel K. Whitney; one page; JS Collection, CHL. Includes endorsement.