April 19, 1875
I have been here for 2 months now and think this to be a bad place for any kind of shop that you have in mind. Only a fool would build here.
We are leaving here a week from today so don't reply to my letter. Even Edna don't like it because of the climate. I don't like it because its to far from home. Try to remember Bill, hell and houston both begin with a h.
Your friend -
Albert & family
some days I couldn't agree more.