James Gamble, U.S.A., to "Dear Sarah"

		October the 7th 76
Dear Sarah I received your letter that was wrote in
June I got it this week I was away up in British
Columbia all Summer in the cassiar mines and I made
no money there only just Enough to get out of it I am
sorry about my mother if I had any money I would Send
you some but it is not in my power at the present time
I will have to try and get work as soon as i can I was
sorry about your brother being in so ill health Dear
Sarah I hope the time will come when I will be able to
make it all right [alright?] with you for the trouble
you have had with my mother I got no letters from
William since I send my love to my mother and to you
all I remain your affectionate cousin James Gamble