1868 May 8 Letter to Franklin D. Richards


1868 May 8 Letter to Franklin D. Richards


Morgan John refused to emigrate. The money was transferred to the church and the brother who paid the amount should be credited.




Brigham Young


Franklin D. Richards


1868 May 8


Great Salt Lake City
Liverpool, England


Financial Matters
Perpetual Emigration Fund

Salt Lake City,
May 8. 1868.

Elder Franklin D. Richards
42 Islington, Liverpool, England

Dear Bro:

Enclosed please find my Drafts on you Nos. 1389 & 1398 of 4th & 6th inst respectively. The buyer of my Dft here, No 243, Feb 12/62 £5. favor Morgan John, states that your office has not settled the same, altho advice from Lpool office of 12 July '62 states that it has been. M. John refused to emigrate, hence it (he says) is not settled, and he now wants it credited to him in this office as a donation. Please therefore, if you find it not settled, to issue a receipt for the amount, to be paid at this office by credit as a donation to the Fund, & enclose to me, and advise me accordingly.

Your bro'r in the Gospel,
Brigham Young

(in pencil)

Draft No 243 favor of John Morgan was applied on his passage -- he declined going & forfeited £1.0.0, the balance was transferred to T. in Trust. (Church a/c) as per your instructions to B. Y. Junr and advice of the same sent you November 1865.