Having written 6 letters this morni[n]g to send by Elder Turly
I feel disposed to say a few words more to you. I shall inclose a bundle of letters
in this sheet to send to you. will you please send them to the individuals
as they are directed. The one directed to Nathaniel Thomas plase direct it
on the Back to the place where he lives, I do not know whether he has moved
or not, I have done up in a Bundle all my corresponding letters & one Journal
viz 42 letters 2 stars one Journal & several other papers, which I send by Elder Turly.
Elder Turly is now with me, tomorrow he starts for Manchester, & I to London
soon. Besides this I forward you a letter by Sister Jane Benbow. We had a
good kind of a camp meeting yesterday confirmed 20 broke bread to a multitude
of Saints & gave our farewell address. I shall send you each No of the Star [by]
by Elder Turly. I forward the Stars to father Carter & father Woodruff.
I say no more at this time ownly remember me to Fathr Clark & all his house & all the Saints who inquire. I tha[n]k Brother Ames for his kind offer to you remember me to him when
you write to him. May the Lord Bless you & the children
with hea[l]th & strength I pray W Woodruff
"Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 10 August 1840," p. 1, The Wilford Woodruff Papers, accessed July 4, 2022, https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/documents/83f2cfaa-871c-4635-9c1f-e4332f0eec0d/page/150a9df9-ecb8-4259-a034-3d9f6123ffc0