Letter, Benj[amin] Blanchard and R[uhanna] B[lanchard], Centerville, New York, to Capt Abel Blanchard and Judith B[lanchard], Peacham, Vermont
Benjamin reports that he is in good health and would like to see his father visit the family in western New York. Benjamin is now working with his brother Mark in harvesting and selling maple sugar. Also reports that brother Abel has married a woman from Centerville named Harriete Trail, and that the two intend to settle there. Benjamin's wife Ruhanna concludes the letter with personal news directed to Benjamin's sister Judith.