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I rarely pass a night there unless at some Hotel.

Wm. and [Franc?] Garrison are hospitable, good

and kind as were their super Excellent father

and mother and I do sometimes call upon


    But most of my Boston lights shine no more,

and dark indeed grows the world as I look

towards sunset.

         My book sells exactly as I expected.

Had I followed my own spirit promptings there

would have been only one thousand printed. My

friends counselled two thousand. and one thou

sand [thousand] are on my hands with apparently no de

mand [demand] for them. This little sheet with only the [card?]

at the top aided me much in the sale where

I sent it. Subsequently to the printing and [??ling]