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I had substantial help from the local suffragists. That pressure could come later from work with the county Dem. Committees and letters. Let me know what Headquarters prefers by [illegible] mail - or surely very soon, as I might go to Roanoke Monday when the W.C.T.O. Convention opens. I don't think I could address the convention, however, before Wednesday as preliminary work must be done; and Wednesday is Oct. 1st.

I will endeavor to have literature distributed at the fair here - That opens ---- the 19th Sept, continuing Oct 1 - 2- 3. I'll ---- to accomplish an alibi! Ask Ms. Valentine whether she thinks speaking at Amherst could crystallize opposition to suffrage: that was a point to be considered in doing anything of that kind before the Nov. elections, you remember. Has Senator Mapp even sent any directions concerning the points where he thinks [illegible] work might be done [illegible] to that date?

Let me know about the Va. E. L. [illegible] in time to elect delegates. I think our best plan it to corral the Dem. Committees, county and city; everywhere throughout the state: they really hold the [illegible]. That is even better than enrollments, I suspect, at this stage of the game. With best love for you all, and a great longing to be with you in your good work, Affectionately yours, Cheers- [illegible] [illegible] and Adele [illegible]