Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 147
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almost as much disgust & hassle in Paris. How glad we should have been to have [indecipherable] to you, but it is not to be so I will say no more on the subject. We have but just returned to London for a few days [indecipherable] there, where we had gone to visit one friend Peter at his new shootings in the centre of the Chisholm's Country. Anything more momentous & [indecipherable] than the [indecipherable] there cannot be conceived while game of all kinds from Red deer to brood [indecipherable] is most abundant, but the climate we found unbearable, at least my poor wife did, so I had to run away with her to the South after only one day shooting. She is now confined to the house now with Bronchitis. She took to fishing, caught two Salmon but alas caught this frightful cough too.
Thanks for what you told me of Arthur Onslow. I cannot help thinking that if he would but take care of himself he might yet be a strong man, but he will not take care of himself apparently, so what can one do but express their regret. He has cost the poor fellow many anxious thoughts.
I do not know how to express my gratitude for the long continued kindness shown to me by all at Camden Park so shall end [indecipherable] May God bless you all. With our very affecte. regards to all yr. family,
Ever your [indecipherable] friend,