|"John Brown" to Governor Henry A. Wise, 2 December 1859.|
First Hevan Dec 2
I got here this Morning at 11 1/2 o'clock Set Peter was at the Door. he said welcom John Brown you are the first man that come here from Virginia in 20 years and I am afraid you will Be the last excep Cook and his friends
P.S. Write soon and send your letter By Cook as that will Be the Last canse you ever will get
Governor's Office, Letters Received, Henry A. Wise, Record Group 3, Library of Virginia.