John H. W. Pettit letters to his family in England, illustrated with sketches by the writer, 1852-1868 - Page 218
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for various reasons - but must rest satisfied for a while - Time works wonders - but it very naturally often causes me anxious thoughts.
Tho [though] most gratifying to hear so good [news?] of Nats and trust he may go on happily and prosperously - he will have to send me Sarahs & the little one's likeness being of course very anxious to see wh [who] she is like -
Relations appear to be greatly on the increase - How does [?] [Nat?] look as the head of such a large establishment he must consider himself a most important individual
He is of course the same dry old Customer - Does he still recommend