F&M 6/2/16   18240323 WR to JR

 

Lancaster March 23 1824

 

My Dear Father

 

   I have again commenced going to school and intend to be more attentive in future I am almost out of Simple Reduction.   My Mother has subscribed for one ticket in the Lancaster Dramatic Society for 50 cents which entitles one person to go three times and my Mother made a bargain whoever behaves best shall go the most times  John fell in the yard and hurt his forehead very badly this evening.  Samuel wrote to his Grandmother Fulton.  Little Jane has taken the Vaccination  My Grandmother is not well and has not been down stairs for a week past.  We will all be very glad when you come home and I was very glad to hear that you were pleased with our letters

 

  Dear Father it is almost nine o¹clock and that you know is our bedtime so I must bid you goodnight  I am your

 

                                                                        Affectionate Son

                                                                        William Reynolds

 

 

John Reynolds Esq

Harrisburg