On verso, the delivery address is "Mr. Amos A. Phelps, South Berwick, Maine."
Amos A. Phelpśs cousin, Parentha Bodwell, writes to Phelps about the dispute between Phelpśs mother and a man named Ennis, who is romantically involved with a family friend. This was caused by Phelpśs letter to Bodwell reporting certain ́factś about Ennis. Now Ennis is threatening a law suit. In a segment added later, Bodwell talks about religion and Phelpśs romantic interest
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient