1861 April 22 Letter to Joseph A. Young


1861 April 22 Letter to Joseph A. Young


Money is sent to purchase a wagon for Wells' team. If a wagon has already been purchased a list of suppplies is included for purched.




Daniel H Wells


Joseph A. Young


1861 April 22


Great Salt Lake City


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Presidents Office
Great Salt Lake City April 22nd 1861

Joseph A. Young Esqr.

Dear Bro.
Bro. Paul A. Schettler will drive my team down in connection with Adam and Joseph Sharp of the 20th Ward. It consists of 4 yoke of oxen with yokes and chains all marked and branded. John Titcomb, who is going down with Gov. Cumming will furnish the Wagon at Florence to hitch my team to, and drive it back to the City. I send down by you 100.$ in Gold to buy me a wagon in case that Bro. John Titcomb does not come to Florence in time and you will please try and get a good suitable hand to drive it home, from among the emigration

In case that you find John Titcomb on hand ready with wagon furnished as contemplated you will please lay out the $100 as follows

2 No. 8 New Earie Cooking stoves supposed to cost with furniture complete 20.$ ea 40.00
6 doz. Medium size white plates 6.00
6" Cups & saucers 6.00
6 Covered Chambers 4.00
1 Doz. White bowls 1.00--6 deep dishes & 6 meat do. 11.00
1" White pitchers 6.00 -- 4 doz. Knives &16.00
forks 10.00

& whatever is left to be laid out in sugar & tea. Please to see that everything is carefully packed and marked so there will be no difficulty in finding it when you arrive home, and please to bring me a bill of the purchases.

Wishing you every success in your enterprise,

I remain Your Bro. in the Gospel

Daniel H Wells