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wishes to edit them, of course a selection of the best should be needed if published.  He thinks there would be a good sale them at the [[South?]] now that the poet is dead, and lamented by those who took & made note of hem while living.  This urgent request must be my apology for troubling you with the matter.
          Yours truly
            John G Whittier

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Will you send me a copy each of "Child Life" and "Child Life in Prose" and charge me with the same?

         John G. Whittier
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