Midlothian Provost Joe Wallace (centre) welcomes a well-travelled visitor to the council headquarters in Dalkeith this week.
Paying a visit to Midlothian House was Councilman T J Henley (right), an elected representative with Midlothian City Council in Texas.
The American, who was also met by council leader Bob Constable and chief executive Kenneth Lawrie, is visiting Scotland with his wife, Wendy.
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