[written above date] Stanton Gen'l Hospital Washington D.C.
Another disagreeable day but not quiet as rainy as yesterday. At work setting out my cases. Set out seven today in the afternoon
having nothing to do I and my friends Mrs. Alex Johnssen went to the Capital heard a very spritiual debate on the National
Banking system. In the evenin recieved a letter from my friend Mrs Clara Clarke. Also wrote two letters, one to my betrothed
and another to Mrs. Helen m. Sweet. Feel very well.