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[175] him once more happy in the hope of a home,— so sacred and dear to his loving nature by blessed memories to which I fervently pray to be found worthy to succeed. Receive again my thanks for your kind sympathy, with the assurance of my warm regards, —which I trust will not always be imprisoned in words, and with kindest remembrances to my other Portland friends,

I remain sincerely and gratefully yrs

Henry sends his most affectionate regards and hopes, thoa faintly, to be soon able to visit his home, and talk over his future with you all.1

It is pleasant to record in connection with this sweet and high-minded letter, that a copy of ‘Hyperion’ itself lies before me which is inscribed on the first page in pencil to ‘Miss Eliza A. Potter, from her affectionate friend and brother, the Author.’ That he preserved through life a warm friendliness toward all the kindred of his first wife is quite certain.

1 Ms.

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