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London reports to his sister news of the family. He helped break up a camp of runaway negroes, and students who were avoiding military service were taken to Raleigh, NC, by conscription agents.
Although you have never answered the letter, which I wrote you
four months ago,
yet I will write this, hoping it may be answered, as you will not be so busy as
you were in
w on top of
e at the end of the word.