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or otherwise, but you will give me the particulars I know, and in due time they will reach me.

Well, I am very sorry for Will. He will be bitterly disappointed, fearfully so, I fear. He made heaps of mistakes and did queer things, still, I wish he had won out, rather than Smith. The last two days have been very disagreeable, cold and stormy. We came down from Cairo here by daylight yesterday
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