Title: Tribute of Respect

At a called meeting of Jackson Hook and Ladder Company No. 1., on the occason [sic  of f the death of Jno. H. NEGLEY, a member of the Company, the following resolutions were adopted, to-wit:

Whereas, It has pleased Almighty God, in the dispensation of his wise Providence, to remove from our midst our beloved comrade, Jno. H. NEGLEY, therefore

Resolved That in the death of John H. NEGLEY this Company loses one of its bravest and most efficient members, and the community a useful citizen.

Resolved, That we accompany his remains in a body to the grave, that we wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days, and that the Secretary be instructed to send a copy of these resolutions to the family of our deceased Brother.

Resolved, That the Whig and Tribune and Jackson Democrat be requested to publish these resolutions.


G.W. JACOBS, Sec’y.

August 27, 1871

Whig and tribune. (Jackson, Tenn.), 02 Sept. 1871. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85033435/1871-09-02/ed-1/seq-3/>