Letter: from [Assand J Kayat] to Revd Francis Joseph Faithfull

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My dear Sir, With these few lines I once more bid you farewell. I hope we shall sooner or later meet round the ____ of glory ___ us more. I assure you I often thought of my short visit ___, and it delights me to think that however little we might have seen of each other, yet I think that bond of love in Christ Jesus will not be less, and I shall always enjoy your prayers. I hope that yourself, Mrs Faithfull & the family are enjoying good health. I was much interested at the sight of your nice pupils, and I hope you will remember me to them. I wish you all happy Christmas, we in the East for one week greet & salute each other. I have received the prospectus for the Princes journal book & thank you for the 4 names ___ed to the same. I send you by the coach the four copies. You can send the £4 to ___, Herries Fanguhar & Co, 16 St. Frances Street, to my account. I hope you will let me hear from you when convenient. I trust you will exam my poor style of English writing. I would allow no deferring of her other speech in my correspondence with my dear British friend. My best wishes to Mrs Faithfull & the family. Most respectfully, Yours truly, Assand J Kayat

PS I have just forwarded you The books in a parcel by the Hatfield Coach, the four names you sent me are Yourself, ___ H. Woodhill, Master John Croft, Master A Peel.

Written at, '1 Torrington Place, Torrington Square, London'. Emblem embossed in top left-hand corner. Addressed to Revd FJ Faithfull, Hatfield. Postal stamp is dated to 28 Dec 1839. There is also a wax seal.