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and permanently stationed in his native country-- I have closed the exhibition here, and intend to proceed to Charleston as soon as possible, but should I not find a vessel bound for that port very shortly, it is my intention to proceed to Philadelphia, and give it's worthy inhabitants another opportunity of inspecting the picture previously to my return home--to bid them Adieu and make my further acknowledgements for their kind attentions during my sojourn among them-- Respecting La Nouvelle Orleans I will inform you all about it, the first time I have the pleasure of seeing you-- In the interim, Believe me To remain Yrs. Most Truly
Benjn. West
As it is uncertain whether I shall go to Charleston, may I request that when you next favor me with a line, you will address it to me at Mr. Head's Mansion House, Philadelphia
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Coln. Trumbull-
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