1858 November 25 Letter to Elias H. Blackburn

Title

1858 November 25 Letter to Elias H. Blackburn

Description

Concerns receipts and totals for expenses relating to the Provo Canyon Road and a discrepancy in an amount of currency received in a previous letter. Also includes a list of couples that have been granted bills of divorce.

Type

Financial/Legal
Correspondence

Sender

David O. Calder

Recipient

Elias H. Blackburn

Date

1858 November 25

Location

Great Salt Lake City
Provo

Subject

Financial Matters
Receipts
Divorce
Building and Construction
Bookkeeping

extracted text

President's Office
Great Salt Lake City Novr 25/58
Bishop E. H. Blackburn,
Provo,
Dear Brother:--
Your letter of 23d inst., with statement of receipts and disbursements on Provo Kanyon Road a/c, from Augt. 10th to Novr. 20th, 1858, have been received by hand of Richard Gibbon.
Enclosed you will find two receipts for all the cash received at this office, on account of Provo Kanyon Road, as follows:--
Novr 11th By hand of E. H. Blackburn, Specie $315.00
25th By hand of R. Gibbon Specie 182.80
" By hand of Do. Currency 256.00
$753.80

In your letter you state that you sent by bro. Gibbon $353.00 in currency. Only $256.00 were received, of the following denominations
Old issue Tens $10.00 Ones $3.00 13.00
New issue Fives $45.00 Threes $6.00 51.00
Twos. $128.00 Ones $64.00 192.00
$ 256.00
Please say on whose bill of divorce the $5.00 is to be applied.
The $50.00 paid by H. Roberts for a large wagon is received
The President has granted bills of divorce to the followings persons, and heerwith enclosed for signature
Edwin Holden and Lucinda Woolsey
Edwin Holden and Abigail Woolsey
Erastus D. Meacham and Sarah Bond
Shepherd Glazier and Martha McAuslin
Andrew H Scott and Karris Christian
Your Brother in the Gospel
David O. Calder Clerk

Item sets

President's Office
Great Salt Lake City Novr 25/58

Bishop E. H. Blackburn,
Provo,

Dear Brother:--

Your letter of 23d inst., with statement of receipts and disbursements on Provo Kanyon Road a/c, from Augt. 10th to Novr. 20th, 1858, have been received by hand of Richard Gibbon.

Enclosed you will find two receipts for all the cash received at this office, on account of Provo Kanyon Road, as follows:--

Novr 11th By hand of E. H. Blackburn,     Specie       $315.00

25th By hand of R. Gibbon                       Specie        182.80

 " By hand of  Do.                                     Currency     256.00

                                                                                    $753.80


In your letter you state that you sent by bro. Gibbon $353.00  in currency. Only $256.00 were received, of the following denominations

Old issue Tens $10.00 Ones $3.00              13.00

New issue Fives $45.00 Threes $6.00         51.00

Twos.  $128.00  Ones $64.00                      192.00

                                                                    $256.00


Please say on whose bill of divorce the $5.00 is to be applied.

The $50.00 paid by H. Roberts for a large wagon is received

The President has granted bills of divorce to the followings persons, and heerwith enclosed for signature

Edwin Holden and Lucinda Woolsey
Edwin Holden and Abigail Woolsey
Erastus D. Meacham and Sarah Bond
Shepherd Glazier and Martha McAuslin
Andrew H Scott and Karris Christian

Your Brother in the Gospel

David O. Calder  
Clerk