A[lfred] B[radley] Brown
1858 618 Well John I thought it was about time I was answering your letter. I have been so busy that I have not had much time to write. I thought you would get out of patience wating. So I thought I would begin to press [onward?] I guess I wont write poetry this time you see I ant so used to writing poetry as you be I liked your letter first rate I should like very much if I could write as goode one myself I should like first rate to meet over to the Old school house and speak prices and sing our old press onward song as we used to last winter I wonder where our teacher has gone and if he now and then thinks how his scholars are
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