Letter from [Bee?] to [Margaret] E. and Mary [R.] Gamble.
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on this (at the bottom) How is Miss Sarah Gamble? & has "aunt" Sarah got home yet? Tell me all when you write, both of you. Have you seen Miss Lizzie, or Anne Herring since we left? Tell John I have not heard from his sister since I came. My love to all Write soon & tell me all the news. Where are Ellen & Cynthia? Give my love to them, & tell them to be good children. As I have another letter to write must close. Yours sincerely Bec. 1 saucer of carmine 1 drachen of powdered carmine 10 Mezzotint brushes, 1 cake of mezzotint, 1 stick of India ink, Camels hair pencil brushes, Drawing paper, A pair of dividers, The American drawing book a manual for the Amateur by J G Chapman. Let Miss True see this please. Good night. [vertically at right] Enclosed you will find a boquet [bouquet] a piece.