Knox College Galesburg Illinois Jan 31st 1865
Hon Richard Yates
At a recent meeting of the Adelphi of Knox College you were unanimously elected an Honorary member of the society
Hoping that you will accept this as a slight token of the regard and esteem the society has for you and the noble service you have rendered to the state, I am Very
J A Cooper
Cor Sec Adelphi of Knox College
Cooper J. A.
Secty Adelphi Society
Galesburg Jany 30/65
The society have elected you an honorary member and hope you will accept it as a slight token their ap- -preciation of the service you have done the state & cause.