1st Decr 47
I wish to know whr y. wd like t set up in bss on yr own acct as a Photr if I were t lend you sm my t begin wth, & were t give y. a licse upon easy terms
I wish y to turn it over in yr own mind, & let me know
In case If y were t do so I thk y might do well t enter into pship wth M as I thk you two might do a gd bss in R. St
1st December 1847
I wish to know whether you would like to set up in business on your own account as a Photographer if I were to lend you some money to begin with, & were to give you a license upon easy terms
I wish you to turn it over in your own mind, & let me know
1. Thomas Augustine Malone (1823-1867), photographer & chemist.