Sir— I recevd [received] you[r] communicati[o]n from , per . Also from , and I feel g[r]ateful for you[r] favors and congratulate you and also.—
The Enemy or mob is prowling in the southern and eastern part, of the , and threatning us with extermination, and we ask the frie[n]ds of peace and good governme[n]t every where, to use their influenc in supp[r]essing the Spirit of Mobocracy, and sustain us in our righteo[u]s cause.
So far as you can conscientiously speak in our behalf & lend your influe[n]ce in our favor, for the public good, your favors will be highly app[r]eciated
Please show this to , and such confidential frends as you think proper. Also req[u]est Mr [John] Dunlap to dir[e]ct his letter to me.
The be[a]rer , will give you all particulars In haste, I rem[a]in you[r] frind