UNCLE. CHARLIE. HAS. HAD. MY. ROOM. PAINTED AND IT LOOKS. NICE_______AUNT. SARAH. IS. GOING. TO. GET. CARPET. FOR. MY. ROOM. AND. SOME. CURTAINS. FOR. THE. BERTH_________AUGUST. 17TH I. HAVE. COMMENCED. A. LETTER. TO. AUNT. ELIZA.______LAST. NIGHT.I. DRAMED. THAT. I.. WAS. HOME. AND. SAW. AUTIE. DAVIE. AND CARRIE.____________UNCLE. CHARLIE. LET. ME. HAVE. A. POT. OF. PAINT. AND. BRUSH. AND. I. PAINTED. THE. HOOPS. TO. THE WATER. CASK. AND. I. SLOPPED. ALL. ON. THE. DECK.

AUGUST. 17TH THE. HOUSE. CLEANING. IS. ALL. DONE. NOW. AND. WE. ARE. NOT. SORRY._____AUNT. SARAH HAD. HARD. WORK. TO TEACH. ME. TO. USE. MY. NAPKIN.AFTER. SHE. SENT. ME. AWAY. FROM. THE. TABLE. TWO. OF. THREE. TIMES. AND. ONCE. I. HAD. TO. EAT. MY. BREAK-FAST. ALONE. THEN. I. REMEMBERED. BETTER.