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Inclosed is the letter that I promised to send thee. Though
short it can hardly fail of interesting thee, as relative to
thy friend Elihu. I shall go, in a few days, to Perth
Amboy, where thou wilt not suppose that a Script from
thee can prove unacceptable. Thou wilt of course preserve
this letter till my return,~~

C. B. B ~~
~~~~~~~ [large flourishes]

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Joseph Bringhurst Junr
Delaware State.~

[Top right corner has circular postage stamp with 20 / IY; top left corner has rubber stamp PAID and postage amount 12 written by hand]

[Below fold, there is a mathematical calculation written sideways (top at left margin), roughly as as follows: