Letter from Isaac W. Stathem, 10 May 1843

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May 10th 1843
Dear Brother in the Lord
I embrace this oppertunity to Let you [k]now that I and my wiffe has not forgot you and famaley. we are well at present and and in hopes those lines will find you all well
I have bin striven hard this last year to get a nuff [enough] a head to come out this spring but by being Cheeted out of a good deal I am a fraid that I will not be able to come out this spring but it is my wish.
but I wish you to [k]now I left my Retens and bisness in ’s hands and he has not bin the man to send me anney word Concerning it I sent him a letter last spring and at the same time send sent out a small pa[ck]age of goods by brother Coplen & others those goods was directed to you and I stated in the letter I wished those goods sold and the proseeds paid over to Brother Mathes on that Land I bought of him like wise enformed him that when Morrissons year was up their would be from 10 to 15 dollars due me than and for to Collect those moneys and pay them over Mathews and get a settlement with Mathews and Let me [k]now by a letter what the ballence was comeing and I would get the money a[nd] send it out the first oppertunity but I have not never bin able to [k]now how the things stand. [p. [1]]
May 10th 1843
Dear Brother in the Lord
I embrace this oppertunity to Let you know that I and my wiffe has not forgot you and famaley. we are well at present and in hopes those lines will find you all well
I have bin striven hard this last year to get a nuff [enough] a head to come out this spring but by being Cheeted out of a good deal I am a fraid that I will not be able to come out this spring but it is my wish.
but I wish you to [k]now I left my Retens and bisness in ’s hands and he has not bin the man to send me anney word Concerning it I sent him a letter last spring and at the same time sent out a small package of goods by brother Coplen & others those goods was directed to you and I stated in the letter I wished those goods sold and the proseeds paid over to Brother Mathes on that Land I bought of him like wise enformed him that when Morrissons year was up their would be from 10 to 15 dollars due me than and for to Collect those moneys and pay them over Mathews and get a settlement with Mathews and Let me [k]now by a letter what the ballence was comeing and I would get the money and send it out the first oppertunity but I have not never bin able to know how the things stand. [p. [1]]
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