To Henry C. Whitney 
I now expect to go to Chicago on the 15th., and I probably shall remain there, and thereabouts, for about two weeks.
It turned me blind when I first heard Swett was beaten, and Love-joy nominated;  but after much anxious reflection, I really believe it is best to let it stand. This, of course, I wish to be confidential.
Lamon did get your Deeds. I went with him to the office, got them, and put them in his hand myself. Yours very truly