From a conversation that I had with my brother last evening I find that the Letter I mentioned to you in confidence yesterday had been much misunderstood. I think it my duty to mention this fact that no injustice should be done to any party and that you may not think me rash and precipitate in my judgements—
Present me to Mrs. Southard and return me the note franked which accompanies this / respectably
L C A.
NjP: Samuel L. Southard Papers.