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Letter # 5 [[?Hecker]]
[[preprinted]] Dampfer, Kaiser Wilhelm II" [[/preprinted]]

Saturday, Septem. 29.th 1894.

How pleasant it is to escape expected inconveniences?  And how delightful to have joy substituted therefor!  This is our eighth day out and while each day has been different all have been charming, one or two very calm, others with plenty of wind - some gray, some clear some stormy -  Instead of being seasick, I have been very well and in place of an uncomfortable ship, I have found the good Kaiser Wilhelm extremely 

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