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[Page 174]

Sept. 26th

My very dear Friend

By S.S. Hankow which left a few days ago, I sent you the [indecipherable] (all fitted with plants I thought that you would like, & also by the same ship I sent you a list of those plants.  The cab was packed very carefully by Greens & if the Boat makes as good a passage [indecipherable]

Sir William Macarthur

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The English passion is the very [indecipherable] of greediness, [indecipherable] of heart & selfishness.  [indecipherable] on but without hope of [indecipherable]  I do hope that you are now in a very [indecipherable] & enjoying all that is being [indecipherable] at

 

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