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Pendell Court,
Sept. 15 [In pencil - 1877]

My dear Friend

I wrote to you a few days ago by way of S. Francisco.  Since then the last lot of Orchids, I mean of those representing your £120, has been despatched & Green writes to you by this mail giving you full particulars of those transactions.  Since then too I am in possession of your letter of August.  Yr. vivid recollections of your wanderings in day long gone by, yet so fresh and interesting, came over me produced I should say a [indecipherable] renewal of the delight I experienced myself in those [indecipherable] regions.  The love of Nation is as strong in both of us I believe as it ever was.  These are expressed always [indecipherable] on my memory, and perhaps the most beautiful that I have seen

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