Sept 2th 1886
Be sure and keep strict accounts as I am
going to Wagga in the morning.
If I do not get the other work I will
Be back next week and If short of any
rashons [rations?] send to the
station for them.
Charles Horners This is the man I am
working for. He was suddenly called home
to Wagga While I was away in another
field in paddock as they say here got
and left the above message for me while
he is away I have charge of everything
and have to pay [charges?] in any leave.
Mohonga Post Office
New South Wales
Please write immediately you get this,
and let me know how things are going on.
If you would like to come out here
I'll be able to send for you myself by
that time, and if not I will send you
some money - you must not talk of going
into the poor house while I have a shilling.