Alton Evening Telegraph, Alton, IL Tues, Dec 5, 1853 p. 2, c. 4
' " Ildv, J. M. Peek, *> The subjoined noto from lids gentleman, orrectn ntt Important orror which nocidentally repttinlo^tbe brief notice uf his contera]il«tcil tuoval from Illinois, wlilcb apponrod In a*re- ent number of the Tetegiaph. We understand lit ,Mr. P. Intends to proceed to Oovington In 10 course o( a few, days, " i ( i , Sll.lnkt CorrtlKil. . *' ZJitors Alton,TrIegiaji/i.;\if t V f" t ' 1« tlm Weekly TJegraph of overabcr 25th; (Daily of the 21st) you gave mice mice of my contemplated lamoval, and icquested otrespouilenlo to Bond letters to Lexington, Ky, bohld my friends' happen, to he guided by thla request," It might prove serious Inconvenience o both'' parties. The Cburch of whloh I have onsentcd to become Pastor for a year or more Is a &0i>f/i£/0;)/djrectl7Opp0s!tcCinc!nnat), wlicro hope to hear Irom my .friends. And I : \vould ko the llherty)ol adding,. that at my advanced erlpd.dfilifp^tt would be Imprudent to.enter In 1 D permanent engagements. At my request, the ngagoment ia for a year only, subject t,o the di- eoiion of Divine Providence fortho fulure. Nor o I expect to leave Illinois, only In this tempo- ary manner, asl have heretofore done. While I in dlsposiug of property to my sous uud others, have reserved enough to glve'me a "pre-amp- 011 right," in this State, fur the remainder of my ays, as well as the privileges of citizenship. Yours respectfully, J. M. PECK. Rocksprlng, Ills., Nov. 29,1853.