To W. Tamb Turreny
Senator from the Counties of Jackson, White, Overton & Fentress in the Legislature of Tenn.
We the undersigned Citizen residents and Loyal votes of the County of Jackson considering it our undoubted right at all times to instruct our Senator Representatives and Agents and being clearly of opinion that there is is an undoubted Whig Majority of several hundred Loyal votes in this Senatorial district. If their views and sentiments were clearly expressed and as they were expressed at the Election for Governor of this State in the years 1839 and 41 and also in the Election of President of the United States in Nov. 1840 and believing it to be the duty of the Representatives of the People, their agents and servants, at all times to carry out the will and wish of their constituents.
We do therefore hereby instruct you as their Senator from this district to vote for Two well known and approved Whigs as Senators in Congress from this State and that in giving your vote as aforesaid you are hereby instructed to vote for such individuals for Senators in Congress as shall review the nomination and general support of the Whig party in the Legislature of which you are a member.
B Butler Sen ? Grow Elijah Gaddis Welcome Butler Bailey Butler jr Jacob Brown William Butler James Brown William Grison Thomas Brown John Gates Peter Ruser WIlliam Kendall Pleasant Brown Thomas H. Butler Zachius Brown Erusmus Denton Cary Cherry Jr Nathenial Flat David R. Flat Michael Brown Benjamin Flatt ? ? ? T. Hall