Edward Becker to Lydia Becker

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Written from Kent County Opthalmic Hospital, Maidstone. Lydia was his sister. He has been visiting his aunts at Ryde and found them most liberal and kind and generous with gifts. He is now staying with his brother Leigh who is on the staff at the hospital (see letter from Leigh from Australia, 19 Jun 1864). Says he has felt stronger the last two or three days and his cough has been rather better.