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36, Holland Park,
London, W.
30 July 1885

My dear Mrs. Onslow,

I had much pleasure in the receipt of your letter of the 15th April from which I learned that you were all well.  I have no doubt by your dear girl will be able to stand a sea voyage when she gets stronger.  The large steamers are not so bad for sea sickness as the smaller ones on the Tasmanian line.  In 1859 I returned from a voyage to Australia and back by steamer without being sick, but on going to Jersey immediately on my arrival home I was dreadfully sick, but the weather was rough and the steamer was a small one.  I am glad to hear that James has grown such a

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