Brown_GP15_Letter_025_50713

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Louisville Nov. 11th 1847

To his Excellency, the Governor of the State of Tennessee

The undersigned a Citizen of this place most Respectfully solicits your Excellency to appoint him Commissioner to the Acknowledgments of deeds and to take depositions for the State of Tennessee. He says he does not know how he can more favorably recommend himself to your Excellency than by stating the fact that his devotion to business and his integrety in the discharge of the same has obtained for him the Consulship of Switzer= land for the states of Ohio, Kentucky, Mi= chigan, Illinois and Indiana and the Terryto= ries of Wisconsin and Iowa and the appoint= ment of Commissioner of to take the aknowled= gments of deeds and and to take depositions for the States of Indiana Ohio and Illinois, and that by the Govener of this State he has been com= missioned a Notary Public by sanction of the Senat he says that very often it has happened that Persons having business with him in some one of his official capacities aforesaid have solicited of you, and moreover the present Com= missioner of your State is sometimes nessessarily absent and delay and disappoint wants mi the transction in the business accure; He feels that it would be aiding and subserving to Public Service to appoint an aditionel Commissioner and he most Respectfully seeks and askes of your Excellency that he may receive the appointment

Very Respectfully your most Obedient Servent N. J. (?)

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References Mr. N. Brown John Ray Gen. Harris James T. Dunlap Esq G Harris Esq. at Paris Ten. W.H. Storm Esq. Potomac Garden Post office Ten. D.W. Wilson Esq. Atty. at law James Guthry Esq (atty) Do. Hon. Judge Bullock James Harrison Esq. atty at Law (illegible) Pope Esq. Clerk of the Co. Court W. C. Vance Mayor of the City of Louisville H. Woolford Esq. City Clerk Do. Hon Judge Joice Judge of the City Court Do. Messrs Nock Rawson Merchants H. Gowdy & Co. S.G. Henry Auctioners of Louisville P. G. Cutter & Co. Merchants (of Louisville) Herewith a card of mine

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Testimonials as to M. S. (?) Com. of Deeds Ole

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