ALS, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 4.5 x 7, March 31, 1867. Letter to Benjamin F. Eggleston, "Member of Congress," regarding his younger sister Virginia 'Jennie' Paine Grant Corbin, in full: "My sister is still here, but ready packed, and desirous to go West as soon as she can find company. She is ready to start this evening if Miss Randall and yourself are going. Will you be kind enough to inform me, by bearer, if you go this evening, and if it will be entirely convenient for you to have Jennie form a part of your company." In very good condition, with staining to the bottom edge, and nearly complete separation to splitting along the horizontal folds and hinge.
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