Vienna, June 26th, /62
Miss May C. Brayton,
Dear Madam, You will please recieve [sic] accompanying this a box containing the following articles; 8 pillows, 7 quilts, 5 hospital shirts, 5 pair pillow cases, 1 pair socks, 14 yds bandage, 1 abdominal bandage, 14 pinballs, 3 lbs. lint, 2 1/2 lbs. currants, 10 magazines, 10 handbills, 18 tracts, 1 doz. copies N.Y. Independent, 1 doz. copies N.Y. Observer.
Although our society is a small our offering too and our means limited, still those who do give give cheerfully, and many cannot [missing line] petitions [missing] who [missing]-ing for us, that a generous spirit may be put into many more hearts that they too may help in the course we are trying to forward.
I wish our boxes were worth more they would be if I could draw the purse strings to a richer purse, so they would.
Your willing helper,
Helen L. Betts, Sec.