00237 we have been splitting rails. I have not seen you down this way in quite a while I suppose you are busy Constructing
Clocks saw mills etc I hope you will have good success in that business. Our singing school was out last Tuesday evening had
a very good sing but I suppose it was just as well seeing that the rads are so bad and the evenings are getting rather short.
I was much surprised on coming home to see Mr Smith M Maitland have one or two rounds fighting seeing it was not the kind
of fun that interested me I came away from them and left them and their companions to fight it out. its getting rather late
John I guess I will quit writing. from your friend A B Brown P S I don't know whether you can read this or not my Pen
is very poor and I am in a hurry. but I hope you will except this for an A illegible Alfred B. Brown