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Bennewitz, by [[Halle a/S]]
13st August 1851

My Dear William, 

I have to acknowledge the receipt 
of yr three last kind letters from Bremen, Salcombe &
New York which latter I rec.d on the 17th July. For the
contents of the former, I return you my best thoughts in 
the name of my dear Henry, who also adds his and a K???
and says he loves his uncle William who is gone on board ship. 
The little fellow is grown very much and is very active. - 
I ???? your ???? exactly, and should have been glad
to hear some particular from yo?? what ??????????
-?ers you had, whether you have improved in German at all, 
how you passed your time and so further. - When you next
write, inclose Mother's letter in mine to avoid the double
postage, also direct via^ Bremen as they are much cheaper
than through England.  For this purpose you must inquire 
when the Mails leave New York, which you can ascertain
in every Post Office. - I have waited to answer yr last,
as I wished to give you some Account of my Harvest which
I can only do in part as it is not yet concluded and the
Packet Sails on the 5th. To commence with the Rapeseed,
the whole Spring and Summer have been so wet, that al-
-most 2/3 has been destroyed, otherwise I should have had a 
good quantity, 91 Bush. is what I have.  The Caraway has 
shared the same fate in a still worse degree, the Rye is

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