to Mr. Strobel.
Washington, September 8, 1888.
Sir: I inclose copies of two letters from Mr. Samuel Prewett, of Modena post-office, Mercer County, Missouri, who believes his wife to be interested in an estate left by a General Featheringill, alleged to have been in the Spanish army, and to have recently died in Spain.
If you can ascertain anything which may be of interest to Mr. Prewett you are instructed to communicate it to him directly.
I am, etc.,