Summary of Content: Signed also by J. M. Rosse. Thanks him for his letter. Thinks his idea of an article from his friend on Mugwumpism in the South from a Southern perspective, showing the benefits of political unity of the North with the South, is an excellent idea. His friend should send it to the New York Evening Post. At the bottom of page 3 Rosse has written: ”received Sept. 14th.” On the recto and verso of that page is a letter from Rosse to a Mr. Robinson, in which he encourages him to write the article.
Background: Henry was the brother of: Harriet Beecher Stowe who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin; noted educator Catharine Beecher; activists Charles Beecher and Isabella Beecher Hooker. In addition Henry was the uncle of Edgar Beecher Bronson.