W1520 TO DR. CALVIN BROOKS MCQUESTEN from John Hankinson
Oct 18 1884
Dr C.B. McQuesten
My Dear Sir
Your letter came promptly and I am sincerely sorry that you have reached such a conclusion.
I brought the matter of in the board meeting last evening, your communion service is to be celebrated tomorrow and all the members expressed the greatest regret.
Mr Reed will call & see you also.
They need to know you will to be it as the rules of the church require the name of church assessment to entered in register.
Why don't you leave this, Even now for a while & see if all does not work out so you will feel at home in your own fold--
Thank you most heartly for kind wishes this is the 3rd anniversary of our wedding--
We shall be glad to see you anytime.