Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 398
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[In pencil - 1877?]
My dear old Friend
My letter by this vessel must necessarily be very brief. I have had an attack of lumbago & rise from a [indecipherable] easy bed to write it. I duly got yours of the 3rd of last month & am much [indecipherable] to find that Harry Veitch is likely from his greed to give you annoyance. You know of course that greediness is the main characteristic of the
Sir W. Macarthur, M.L.C.
[In left margin]
Pray give my kindest love to all my [indecipherable] friends around you. You will be delighted like all your English gentlemen at the [indecipherable] hand the [indecipherable] dealt & the limitation of [indecipherable] & all [indecipherable].