171. Nathaniel Grigsby to William H. Herndon.
Gentryville, March, 15, /66
yours of 22 of Feb last is before me i was glad to here from you and wil try to give you the information you desier, Misses Bruner and child on one side and Mr and Mrs Sparrow on the other side when we come to Ind there was but few bushes the contry was open under the imense forrest trees that spred all over the Contry, the town lieing betwen gentrysville and Rockport is Centersville Spencer Co Ind, the Crek liing between wm woods old farm and Thomas Lin Colns old farm or the place where Abraham got the ox that creek is little pigeon Creek have answered all of youre questions as wel as i can. i yet remain youre friend and felow citizen
i hall send the book i spke of if i can find it i have not seen the man that says he has got it
Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2524; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:301
1. Mrs. Peter Brooner was buried in the same lot as Nancy Hanks. The name of the Brooner child is not known.
2. Thomas and Elizabeth Sparrow.