Louisa expresses how pleased and proud she is that Sarah is "one of the Academy Scholars." She asks if Sarah will be able to get another scholarship for the following quarter. Louisa discusses church activities and prayer meetings, and asks Sarah which church she is going to. She talks for some time about the well-being of the family cats and thinks that one of them misses Sarah. Louisa goes on to explain that she told a friend about Sarah's rat problem, and cautions Sarah about the dangers of rats.