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Sir!
We take great pleasure in informing you that at a meeting, this day held, of the friends of those gentlemen who have been most prominently presented to represent the State's-Rights party of the county of Henrico in the Virginia Convention, to assemble on the 13th February proximo, your name was unanimously agreed upon as the candidate.

Pledging ourselves to an earnest and hearty support of you, and with the expression of a warm interest in your success, we remain, sir,

Very respectfully, your ob't serv'ts.
Nathan'l F. Bowe, Wm. F. G. Garnett, Jno. A. Hutcheson, Jno. Wilder Atkinson. Richmond, Jan. 30, 1861.

Your letter informing me ‘"that at a meeting, this day held, of the friends of those gentlemen who have been most prominently presented to represent the State's-Rights party of the county of Henrico in the Virginia Convention, my name was unanimously agreed upon as the candidate,"’ has this moment been received. In reply, I have only to say, that with unaffected diffidence in my qualifications for the post which you have assigned me. I shall endeavor to hold up the State's-Rights banner as best as I can in the short canvass before me, and it it shall be the pleasure of my fellow-citizens of the county to elect me, I shall serve them to the very best of my ability.

Jno. R. Garnett.
January 30, 1861. ja 31--4t

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