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2-252 (Text)

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Speaker:
addressee author,female,Chisholm, Caroline,34
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Report
Word Count :
143
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Public Written
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Reports
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http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_South_Wales
Created:
1842
Identifier
2-252
Source
Teale, 1982
pages
59-60
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672
Identifier
2-252-plain.txt
Title
2-252#Text
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Text

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I received a letter from a man who wanted a wife. I found he was well known to several persons as a man of integrity. It would be a serious thing to visit Sydney for a wife: first, a loss of time; second, money; and, after all, perhaps not be suited. His letter, too, interested me, and I determined on trying to serve him; I give his letter that the reader may judge: - 'Reverend madam, I heard you are the best to send to for a servant, and I heard our police magistrate say, it was best to leave all to you; and so I'll just do the same, as his honour says it's the best. I had a wife once, and so she was too good for me by the far, and it was God's will, ma'am 

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