Joseph Eve to Sam Houston, October 7, 1842
abtruding [sic] my opinions upon you, having no right or desire
to do so. Please present me kindly to your lady
and accept assurances of my sincere wish that you
may both live long, in the enjoyment of every
blessing of health[,] prosperity, and happiness, that
this mad world is capable of bestowing.
With sentiments of high respect & esteem
I have the honor to be
your most obedient servant
Joseph Eve to Sam Houston, October 7, 1842. Andrew Jackson Houston Papers #2694, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.