Volume 59: Archdeacon Scott letters, 1822-1844: No. 088

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Ap.l 26. 1830
Aldeshott Park
nr. Fording bridge

My Dear Bowman

With feelings you can more easily imagine than I can describe, I have to communicate to you the afflicting intelligence of the death of our dear friend John Macarthur. I know how severe a blow this will be to the whole family & more so to [indecipherable] his most excellent & amiable mother whose health I fear is not in a state to withstand such a shock.
If it will afford alleviation to their sorrow, the kind attention & 

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