Dear Madam, I have much pleasure in granting your request respecting the two Hymns of mine mentioned in yr.letter of 3rd [Mar?] only requesting that you will be so kind as to acknowledge in yr. book the source whence they are derived - and perhaps when your Book is out you will be so kind as to let me know that I may pro_____. With best wishes for the success of - undertaking I remain yours faithfully John Morsell.
Written Egham Vicarage, Surrey. [Crest embossed in top centre of page, reads thus: ITUR AD ASTRA]