Three pages, booths sides written in 1860 or 1861. Letter to R. K. Call from John Fitch regarding the Civil War Commencement. "I thank you and Mrs. Laug for the paper pamphlet containing your address. I have as a matter of course perused it carefully and say that it is all that we are the North could wish you to say. In all probability in a few days, the mails in most of the cotton states will be discontinued or stopped for various reasons. I very much fear you may never receive this letter. I'll say to you a few things which you can ponder on. 1st the Election of Lincoln if rightly understood was the South's a source of much prosperity for these reasons: it is universal not a thousand men in this State justify South Carolina in secession any way the men who were the hottest opponents of Lincoln are ready to give their thousands to support the government to sustain the Union anyway.