Letter from H. W. Ragland to David C. Dickson discussing the newspapers' use of Dickson as a political target. Ragland recognizes the strength of the American Party. He determines that Dickson will need to win a majority of the "outside vote", or they will be defeated in the election.
Letter from Nand Taylor to David C. Dickson discussing the gubernatorial election, and the conditions of the election if Dickson chooses to withdraw. Taylor makes it clear that he will do all that's possible to help Dickson, and he's confident this will give Dickson the majority.