The Railways & Metropolitan Omnibus Company Limited,
18, Queen Victoria Street, E.C.
London, August 25th 1881
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your
"postal" for which accept my thanks.
I am at present employed tempor-
arily at the above address, as messenger, and
my salary is so small that it does not admit
of my buying anything whatever for myself,
12p a week is not enough with which to buy food.
so if you will try & obtain what I asked by
Saturday, I think I shall be all right as there
is a meeting of the Directors to day and I
expect my case will be heard.
I have acquainted my family of the kindness
I have received at your hands.
Trusting to hear from you and that your family
& self are well. I am
P.S. Please address me at 12 Blue Cross St. Yr. obt. servant
Haymarket S.W. WI Craft.