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able to keep my promise but i can assure you that it was through no lack of interest as i was anxious that you might add this little touch of native interest to your valuable contribution to science. 
Hoping that i may have an opportunity to express my regrets in person in the near future and congratulating you on the probability of the early appearance of your article, I am, as ever, 
Sincerely yours,
Dr T. M. Prudden
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