intended for some one else instead of my mother - As for Ablett he looks about the same with the exception of his [small drawing inserted]  - hardly a married man with a lovely wife and charming ( altho [although] small) family - it gives me much pleasure to know his prospects are so good and I trust they may go on improving -
You should have heard from me sooner but I was anxious to know something definite about the instruments before I wrote - not wishing to make you uneasy about them without cause -
Now with respect to the cash it has been my wish to
send it for sometime, but as I had some idea of transferring my Acct [account] and being so far out of the way - the matter

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