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[[sheet with folds so that address and part of text show on the same side of the paper when unfolded]] [[vertical in center of page, with postmarks VENEZIA FRANCE and another illegible one]] Monsieur Monsieur John F Kensett Aux [[Snir]]? de Messr Greene & Cie Paris, France [[in pencil]] 1843 Fr 13 Decimes 26 cents [[/in pencil]] [[/vertical]] how things progress with your friends in N.Y. indeed all the little items you can scrape together. All my correspondents have deserted me or I them so that I am ignorant of things across the Atlantic. Tell me likewise of our Paris friends & now my dear fellow as my sheet is full & my time is limited--for the present I must bid you adieu--remember me to Alx & Casilear & Hedlig my respects to all enquiring believe me as ever Yours Rossiter if you do not wish to use the enclosed check please burn it & advise me--& tell me if Brown colors in tubes can be procured in Paris.
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