Dear Emmie Yours to hand of the 3rd inst. we are very busy lately and I havn’t had much time to write. I don’t know if this letter will get away today. My cornet came last Monday but I havn’t even had time to look at that. I havn’t had any letters lately but I dare say there are some waiting for me. I am not allowed to write a long letter this time, hope you are alright. Fondest Love from Will P.S. Please excuse writing.