Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 499

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few days on board when as my friends had foretold, all the symptoms of the [indecipherable] quinine of the said germ left me, these consequences being [indecipherable] devils much worse than the first.  The whole voyage which lasted some 21 days is as like a yachting trip on an Imperial scale.  The Boat one of the noble fleet of a Co. in which I am a shareholder, the British India Steam Navigation Co. about 2000 Tons was perfect in its way with a nice Captain, a good


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