1854 December 18 Letter to Samuel P. Hoyt

Title

1854 December 18 Letter to Samuel P. Hoyt

Description

Counsel to enclose the State House construction so the workers are sheltered and a notice that supplies have been sent.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

Samuel P. Hoyt

Date

1854 December 18

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Building and Construction
Supplies

extracted text

G. S. L. City Dec. 18/54
Bro. Hoyt
Your letter of the l0th inst. came with the Team that brought the workmen from your place.
We are glad to learn that the State House is so far advanced, and we still wish you to urge the completion of the wing, at least loose no time in having it enclosed as it is a favorable time to do so, then when you get it covered the workmen is under shelter, and can work to advantage
inside.
We send by the teams <returning to your place, as directed> 2239" Salt. and 3 wagon covers 3 3/4 Bush Corn 200 " Nails, and I presume that your assortment of goods at present is pretty full, which as heretofore, you can distribute prudently to the hands who stand in immediate need on the works.
Bro Wells has been confined to his room for a days with sore eyes, but is getting rather better. General good health, & peace, prevail among the saints here, and in consequence of the abundant harvest, man & beast has plenty food has a sufficiency, and every enterprize of a public character is on the move.
I Remain Your Brother in the Gospel

Brigham Young

A List of articles sent
200 " Nails @ 30 cts $ 60.00
1639" Fine Salt @ 5 cts 81.95
600 Coarse do " 4 24.00

3 Wagon covers @ 5.00 15.00
3 3/4 Bushs. Corn "1.50 5.62 (1/2)
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$ 186.57 (1/2)

Item sets

G. S. L. City Dec. 18/54

Bro. Hoyt

Your letter of the l0th inst. came with the Team that brought the workmen from your place.

We are glad to learn that the State House is so far advanced, and we still wish you to urge the completion of the wing, at least loose no time in having it enclosed as it is a favorable time to do so, then when you get it covered the workmen is under shelter, and can work to advantage inside.

We send by the teams <returning to your place, as directed> 2239" Salt. and 3 wagon covers 3 3/4 Bush Corn 200 " Nails, and I presume that your assortment of goods at present is pretty full, which as heretofore, you can distribute prudently to the hands who stand in immediate need on the works.

Bro Wells has been confined to his room for a days with sore eyes, but is getting rather better. General good health, & peace, prevail among the saints here, and in consequence of the abundant harvest, man & beast has plenty food has a sufficiency, and every enterprize of a public character is on the move.

I Remain Your Brother in the Gospel
Brigham Young

A List of articles sent
200 " Nails @ 30 cts $ 60.00
1639" Fine Salt @ 5 cts 81.95
600 Coarse do " 4 24.00

3 Wagon covers @ 5.00 15.00
3 3/4 Bushs. Corn "1.50 5.62 (1/2)
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$ 186.57 (1/2)