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numbers about £20 of yours in hand, that is to say I was in debt [indecipherable] about that time, so that I have still £100 of yours for the purchase of Orchids & now must [indecipherable] about it being [indecipherable] out with the least possible delay.  In November 1827, I arrived first in N.S. Wales so that by the time you receive this or very shortly after, a half century will have elapsed since I first had the great pleasure & the great privilege dear old friend of making your acquaintance.  I can only

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