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Letter from Edward Hunter, 10 May 1842

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Prest Joseph Smith
May 10th 1842
Dr Brother, <​I am happy to Introduce you to Brother As Wm A Moon a faithful elder​>
I called on twice since I receivd your letter and he is not disposed to let me have any money without a power of Attorney— the first time I [sa]w him he said he would send a check on <​of​> a Specia paying Bank marked Good by the Cashier, the 2nd time (last satturday he said he had sent some money) the money which I spoke of sending for the & I purpose laying out in Goods tomorrow the prospects of buying goods is good at present, The situation of our money market are desperate, I am detained from coming to in consequen[c]e, but expect to start in ten days, I wish my business forwar[d]ed as as <​much, as​> possable, Brother Moon will advance them a little mouer [more]
Yours &c
I have not time to write the car is waiting— [p. [1]]
Prest Joseph Smith
May 10th 1842
Dr Brother, I am happy to Introduce you to Brother Wm A Moon a faithful elder
I called on twice since I receivd your letter and he is not disposed to let me have any money without a power of Attorney— the first time I [sa]w him he said he would send a check on of a Specia paying Bank marked Good by the Cashier, the 2nd time (last satturday he said he had sent some money) the money which I spoke of sending for the & I purpose laying out in Goods tomorrow the prospects of buying goods is good at present, The situation of our money market are desperate, I am detained from coming to in consequence, but expect to start in ten days, I wish my business forwarded as much, as possable, Brother Moon will advance them a little mouer [more]
Yours &c
I have not time to write the car is waiting— [p. [1]]
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