[On State of Florida Executive Office paper]

Tallahassee, Fla. Jan'y 11 1877

Hon. Leverett Saltonstall

Dear Sir:

The Governor requests me to
acknowledge your favor of the 5th and
to extend his thanks for your kind
expressions. Under his adminstration he
hopes to make Florida all that you
predict. The slip you enclosed has been
turned over to the "Floridian" here and
will receive due attention.

Very Respectfully

C. E. Dyke Jr.