In order to avoid dealing with Eddie's death, Nucky heads to Florida to finalize the land deal he made with August Tucker and Meyer Lansky. On the way, he stops in New York City and has a strained reunion with Margaret at Penn Station. Nucky reveals Eddie has died and presents her with a birthday gift for Teddy. Margaret, wary about sharing details about her new life, will only say that she works in an office downtown. While sorry to hear Eddie is gone, she tells Nucky he can't continue to involve her in his life. "I'm trying to get on with it," she explains.
In Washington, D.C., J. Edgar Hoover reprimands Agent Knox for the risky behavior that contributed to Eddie Kessler's demise. Though Knox believes Eddie jumped, Hoover isn't so sure: "If he talked to Thompson beforehand, blew your cover? It could be you going out a window—or worse." Hoover, skeptical about a nationwide criminal conspiracy, wants Knox to put an end to the investigation—he believes there are bigger fish to fry, like Marcus Garvey. Knox begs for one more chance.
Lester White enjoys a piano lesson with De-Ernie Coates during the off-hours at the Onyx Club, as Daughter Maitland approaches Chalky. She reveals she's bored with her current material—she's working on something new. Chalky balks, telling Daughter he keeps his boredom to himself. "That doesn't stop you from feeling it," Daughter purrs.
After finding the key to the safety deposit box in Eddie's room, Eli heads to the bank posing as Kessler. The bank manager recognizes Eli and refuses access without a death certificate and a will. "I was sheriff for nine goddamn years," Eli reminds him, but the manager remains firm. "I could go to jail. We both could. You don't want that again, do you?" he challenges.