Day(?) thay ware all well i Expect to get them up here in the spring mr Walker is in the mines and is well when we left the mines 3 weeks a go it is a bout the same winter weather that it in Illinois i want you to rite me all the news (?) in general it is Different with your riting from what it is with us u are (?) acquainted with the country and people and you ___and you never rite us but very little news rite a grate long letter and rite me the full perticulars of Wellingtons bone ___ i have had (?) it only he was____ i never heard (?) whether you (?) got my letters (?) ___ or not
Wellington (born 1846) was a brother of Oren and William Sherwood and son of Stephen and Sophia.