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this shocking scoundrel to escape! To think that when we despaired of even getting hold of him - because, as you pointed out, of the difficulties of extradition - he should of his own accord run right into your arms is amazing! - It would be unpardonable if by any chance this time he were to slip through the very clever fingers of the New York Police. I am most anxious to hear. Do let me have one word by cable to say that Sheridan Ford is properly in "Sing Sing" - or "the Tombs" or wherever it is that scamps tramps & jailbirds do so aspire, are safely sequestered! With hearty congratulations upon such excellent work. believe me dear Mr Alexander Always Sincerely Jms McNeil Whistler
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