The Writings of Carl Schurz/From Rutherford B. Hayes, August 25th, 1876

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Columbus, O., Aug. 25, 1876.

I hear from two friends that you feel “gloomy” as to the prospects. Your influence is large. You can influence many minds. It is too early to make figures. Let me urge you to great caution in this regard.

I have stopped all the practices you complain of within my reach. Some are denied. Some are explained. I would write more fully, but money has corrupted one P. O. clerk, and I do not feel safe.