The Writings of Carl Schurz/From Samuel Bowles, March 6th, 1877

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Springfield, Mass., Mar. 6, 1877.

My dear Schurz: I am just tickled clear through that you have gone to the head at last. I was terribly afraid it would not be, and have been exhorting in public and private this last month.

The Louisiana steal is a dreadful one, but if the Republican party can follow President Jackson's example and get religion, they may yet cheat the devil!—Yours very cordially.