Letter to Editor, 10 February 1844

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To the of the Neighbor:
Sir: I wish to say to you, as there seems to be a prospect of peace, that it will be more love-like, God-like, and man-like, to say nothing about the ‘Warsaw Signal.’ If the editor breaths out that old sulphurous blast, let him go and besmear his reputation and the reputation of those that uphold him, with soot and dirt; but as for us, and all honest men, we will ‘act well our part for there the honor lies.’ We will honor the advice of ; cultivate peace and friendship with all; mind our own business and come off with flying colors, respected, because, in respecting others, we respect ourselves.
Respectfully, I am
, Feb. 10, 1844 [p. [2]]