May 5th 60"
My Dear Uncle
Your most welcome letter came to hand on yesterday. I was glad to hear that you & your family were well & do most sincerely hope that you continue so. I am lately in receipt of a letter from home saying that all were well Willy has gone [several words illegible] with Molly who you remember married Mr. [Cary?] he is engaged in the Brokers business [illegible words]. I am very much pleased with [illegible words] and owe you a thousand thanks for your aid in securing the situation for me. I shall be very much pleased to hear from Cousin Wm Nelson My School I think will [illegible words] & Board for a [illegible words] a good deal better than I could have expected & I am very thankful for it & hope that I may be enabled to use the proceeds in a profitable manner as this is the first