Sam S. Smith to J.W. Henderson, November 26, 1853
Much of a governor's time is taken with routine matters. Here, James W. Henderson received a letter from Sam S. Smith of San Antonio, recommending an appointment for a notary public in Bexar County, discussing a land transaction, and relating the latest gossip.
San Antonio Nov. 26th 1853
Hon. James W. Henderson
My friend, Harvey Canter-
If you have it in your power to grant the favor he solicits,
I have sent over by Mr. C.D. Lytle to withdraw my
Crosby wrote me that I could lift my certificate.
No news of importance, Capt. Skillman has just arrived
Sam S. Smith
Sam S. Smith to J.W. Henderson, November 26, 1853, Records of the Governor, Texas Office of the Governor, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.