Letter to John Hicks Trent from John Riley Henry

Transcribed by G. Donaldson Murphy, Jr.

[Printed Letterhead]
State of Tennessee
Treasurer's Office
Nashville   [hand written:] Jany 26th [Printed:] 186 [Hand written:]7.
Capt J.H. Trent
          My Dear Son [in-law]
                    On yesterday, the
Legislature determined to bring on the
Election of Treasurer for the State, on the
31st inst, being Thursday next - I hear
of no competition for the Office, and
presume I shall be elected unanimously.
My health is very good and has been
since here, abating a cold, which I am
now free from - I wrote to Selina
on yesterday - I shall direct this
letter to Rodgersville - I shall continu
to send papers - May the Lord bless
Jno. R. Henry




A special thank you to Mr. Murphy for his kind and thoughtful contributions!

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August,  2014

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