1853 August 29 Letter to Bishop Harker

Title

1853 August 29 Letter to Bishop Harker

Description

Letter from Brigham requesting Bishop Harker to care for the temporal needs of David Lewis.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

Bishop Harker

Date

1853 August 29

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Charity
Bishops

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Great Salt Lake City Aug[st]. 29th 1853

Bishop Harker
Sir
Bro. David Lewis (who appears to be insane) has made a complaint to me that he has been obliged to leave the house of Rice Williams who he says was paid a certain amount to take care of him.
I wish you to Enquire into the matter and see that he is properly provided for by some individual in your Ward.

Yours in the Covenant of Peace
Brigham Young

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Great Salt Lake City Aug[st]. 29th 1853

Bishop Harker

Sir

Bro. David Lewis (who appears to be insane) has made a complaint to me that he has been obliged to leave the house of Rice Williams who he says was paid a certain amount to take care of him.
I wish you to Enquire into the matter and see that he is properly provided for by some individual in your Ward.

Yours in the Covenant of Peace

Brigham Young