I take my pen this evening to drop you a few lines to let you know how Enos is as I supposed you would be anxious to know he [does not seem to be getting] better than when I wrote to you before, he wil be apt to take a change one way or the other pretty soon. The rest of the Newton boys are all enjoying pretty good health at present. I have not time to write much at present I wil writ again in a few days, and let you know how Enos is getting along. This leaves me well and before it wil . . .
SOURCE: Letter listed for auction on www.ebay.com, July 17, 2012, only the 1st page of the letter was shown with a watermark over the bracketed text. No transcription of the letter was offered on the listing.