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|Summary:||This document is a letter dated February 13, 1838, from James Monroe Welcker to his brother Henry Inman Welcker in Kingston, Tennessee. The Welckers were a prominent family from Roane County. James writes this letter from Knoxville, where he is studying law and their younger brother Albert is attending school. James responds to Henry's earlier enquiry regarding merchants going east, and he discusses family matters as well.|