Humboldt Times, 21 Feb 1863
G.W.H.—We received your communication and are at a loss to know what to do with it, or what to say about it. Don’t know who you are, don’t know who “J.K.” is, nor where the communication was written, or what it refers to. Don’t know who “J.E.” is, don’t know who stuck the pitchfork in Mr. S nor whose wife “J.E.” fell in love with. In short we know nothing of the circumstances or parties, and decline your communication with the advice that when you write again for a newspaper, let the editor have your name. We do not care to do your fighting.