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would have been enteric fever if they had not been inoculated. Between 20 & 30 men are sent away from the 1st L.H. Bde. every day & the Lensters average a good many more than this. At Major Glasgows request only 50 men of the 1st L.H. went onto Popes Hill to-day & 40 2nd L.H. came out, all that came out ver were sick & they look a sorry lot some of them can hardly walk, a large mail came in to-day. Stan's long delayed parcel came along with this mail, also a parcel of cigarettes & Tobacco from Edie, we now have more writing material than we know what to do with. Fighting seems a thing of the past just at this particular spot but things are lively both to the North & South of us, a dry thunderstorm came over us this afternoon but no rain.

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