[2nd page of June 9 on "June Tues 12":]
Foster telegraphed yesterday that my commission
had been forwarded and that salary would start
from taking oath & assuming duties of office.
I took oath and assumed duties at once.
Telegrams from Foster asking for Perrys
address - (did not know), and saying
to send in requisition for supplies.
Answered by telegraph.
Recd. long letter from Senator Foster
asking me not to commit myself
on appts. until he could reach me
by letter again: Also congratulating
me and telling me about efforts to
procure my appointment.
Enclosed telegram from E. A.
Henderson, of News, asking to be
appointed Clerk of court.