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for turning into pages up to Sec. VIII. the book is now being hurried. How I do need you with me in this matter but I shall do as well as I can & you will help me, that is my dependence. Both Mr. Hodge & Mr. Gurley think that the book covers so wide a field & tells so much that something should be said of the language. They are right I think, but I wish we had known it sooner - still I'll do my best.

I hope the war bonnet will reach you safely. It has gone by Adam's Express all charges paid. I did not take it out go its paper. I only looked in to see if it was a bonnet. I fear it is in bad condition from what I saw.  there must have been moths in it when it was put away. I am sorry it is damaged.

Where is your Eagle bonnet? Have