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THE COBURG HOTEL,
CARLOS PLACE,
GROSVENOR SQUARE. W.

TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS,
CHATAIGNE, LONDON

TELEPHONE NO 1719 Gerard
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June 5th, 1904

My Dear Colonel,

I was glad to receive your good letter of May 15th with its interesting news.

The haste with which the President is pressing you into harness is characteristic of him and while surprising to you in a way is, I fancy, not disagreeable after all.

The great work must go on and I know full well your readiness to do your full share.  But, I hope you will remember your health and prevent overdoing
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