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Some parts of this letter are illegible.

W1600 TO DR. C.B. MCQUESTEN from M.A. Dewey.
Jan 1 1900
To: Dr. C.B. McQuesten
From: M.A. Dewey New York

168 East 83th St. 13 June 1886

Dr. C.B. McQuesten

[First few sentences are illegible] address where I sent was it. I have been very miserable with colds and cough since coming here in April and some days gone, is now [?]. I hardly dare trust myself alone. I am now so better if [?] yet that I have failed to call upon you as I fully intended--shall hope to see you on my return here in the Autumn and will give you my address then. I have little hope of seeing you now as I leave here by Thursday [???].
[The next few sentences are illegible]
Have to refrain from so loving until he nearly forced itself and we know surely. [?] his death has been [??] better [???]
[The next few sentences are illegible]

Yours very truly,
M.A. Dewey

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