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here to Chichago from there to Siouix City I am ready at any time I can go home alone or I can come down there  I came up here a month ago and I am working little  I am well and getting along nicely   I dont think I can get along very well now, I am feeling very bad dont feel like doing any thing if I go home now, I will come to Hampton next year pay my own expense  write to me soon as I am anxious to go home  I did not know my father was so bad off  excuse writing

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Yours truly
David St Cyr

I will write to Gen A or see him  if know he'll let me go he is not very far from here about ten miles 
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