My Dear Mary,
I would like to see you. Dear, I would be somewhat relieved. I have sheded a manierteer (many a tear) since Hicks told me htat was ont me in you neighbourhood I have. If that has got out on me I beg anyone riting back. I will kill them or mighty it. Thare is not angel in haven that is clearer of the charge that is leged against me. If I was a single man & in as mutch trouble as I am now, I would blow my head off. You may expect that it herts my feelings to here that I come home snakebitten. If that will not make a man feel bad what would? If Martin does
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