1860 Wythe County VA Decem. 15 Col. McCaulley Dear Sir [addrup?] you these lines To enquire how much rent I am required to pay Capt Allen. for the use of this property the past year and also how much I will be required to pay for same the present year or whether you will rent or not. As I have not made any other arrangements yet nor will not until I hear from you Yours respectfully S. N. [illegible] P.S. please direct to Rural Retreat Wythe [illegible], [illegible] S.N.W.