Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 124

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35, Hyde Park Gardens, W.
Oct. 26th 1865

My dear Wm. Macarthur

A thousand thanks for your long & interesting letter of August.  I may add especial thanks for the candid way in which you gave your own impressions of poor Arthur Onslows true condition.  I will own to you, that though Robert's reports have from time to time bucked me up, I have [indecipherable] has relapsed on the voyage out felt very anxious about him, but what avails my saying anything on the subject before you receive this, he must have manifested improvement more or less marked or have suffered from another relapse.  Should such an unfortunate state of things have occurred, he shall have this melancholy satisfaction at any rate.  The conviction that anything that human in generosity

Sir William Macarthur

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