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[[seal]] E.H. OWEN [[/seal]] To Admiral Davis Navy Dept Sir, Will you do me the honor to meet my friend Evd (& some 2 or 3 other gentlemen) at dinner, at my house, on Monday the 27. June, at 5 p.m. Most respectfully yr obt servt [[underlined]] Edw. Bates [[/underlined]] Saturday, June, 25 ^[] 429, F. Street
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