Augt 12th 1862.
I have received all your letter and been faithfull to Exicute all the orders contained
in them, Except the one relative my writing you. have nothing of Interest to say I concluded
that I would not write until I could say that I had finished up some one portion to of your orders
left with me to fulfill.
I have this day finished up the Packing Room - and have made a beginning in the Packing Room
under the library, and indeed feel almost Puzzled to know how I shall Truely begin. for there is
But little of this work that I can do alone and Every man is Bussy about other Repairs about the
building Except John who is doing his usual Part of skulking & hiding away. I have engaged in
almost Every Branch of