Sixty three voters of the Dycusburg precinct hereby call on James P. Pierce to run for the office of County Judge at the next August election, subject to the decision of the Democratic party of Crittenden county. They do this as much for the good of the party as to do honor to a good citizen and a faithful and efficient officer, and believing that he is the Democrat that can carry the largest vote for that office With Mr. Pierce to head the ticket, the Democracy will carry the county. And we hereby pledge ourselves to do all we can for the whole ticket.
Dycusburg, Feb. 20, 1882.
Source: The Crittenden Record Press, March 1, 1882