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charged - Virtue said it was a pity but he could not help it - he dare not allow us any more on any pretence - as it stood in my name on the books - shall commence my log this afternoon. The pilot has undertaken to post this for me when leaves us - about 1/2 past 4 oclock We are just entering the Downs the pilot soon leaves us so am obliged to finish this. The vessel now begins to jump a little - We have had a quick run. Well my dr Father & M. I must now say Goodbye - wishing you all happiness & that we may 'ere a long period elapsed meet again & with the kindest love to all my dr. friends believe me My dr Father & Mother ever Yr truly affectionate John
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