1858 May 5 Letter to Nathan Davis

Title

1858 May 5 Letter to Nathan Davis

Description

Concerns the shipment of supplies and other building materials. Also includes an update on Governor Cummings and Colonel Kane.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Daniel H. Wells

Recipient

Nathan Davis

Date

1858 May 5

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Supplies
Building and Construction

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G S L City May 5 1858
Nathan Davis Esq
Dear Brother Your note April 27th came duly to hand to day. I send one Gallon of Lard oil by the Mail Carriers. We have sent the shafts Lathe bench and the press & Laver and will send a base of glass <send twelve light windows> the first opportunity and if your sash are not large enough board up around [-] them and not go to smaller sash The Oxen <& Wagon> belonging to the church with the shafts had better return the first opportunity
We have no opportun news of interest Col. Kane will start for the East by way of fort Bridger on Monday next he has learned that his Father Judge Kane of Philadelphia died on the 21 of February last which news sorely afflicts him and rather hastens his departure. We send an escort of five Men who will go through with him to the Missouri River. Gov Cummings accompanys him as far as fort Bridger but intends returning with his wife to this city. All is well with us we can do nothing in relation to iron just now
May the Lord bless and prosper you

I remain your Bro in the Gospel of Christ

D H Wells

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G S L City  May 5  1858

Nathan Davis  Esq

Dear Brother   Your note April 27th came duly to hand to day.  I send one Gallon of Lard oil by the Mail Carriers.  We have sent the shafts Lathe bench and the press & Laver and will send a base of glass <send twelve light windows> the first opportunity and if your sash are not large enough  board up around [] them and not go to smaller sash   The Oxen <& Wagon> belonging to the church with the shafts had better return the first opportunity

We have no opportun news of interest  Col. Kane will start for the East by way of fort Bridger on Monday  next  he has learned that his Father Judge Kane of Philadelphia died on the 21 of February last which news sorely afflicts him and rather hastens his departure.  We send an escort of five Men who will go through with him to the Missouri River.  Gov Cummings accompanys  him as far as fort Bridger but intends returning with his wife to this city.  All is well with us we can do nothing in relation to iron   just now

May the Lord bless and prosper you

I remain your Bro in the Gospel of Christ

D H Wells