will be very abundant even at this dry time of the year. The miners continue to send & bring down quantities at this moment the table on wh I write has 4 bags of gold on it and so it is from light to night nothing but gold gold. gold. I fear you must feel the change in the country very much I sincerely hope you may not suffer eventually. please give my affecte love to James & Emily Mrs Bowman Isabella & Elizabeth
I am ever my dear Wm
Wm MacArthur Eq.