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Refers to: an item he forwards to Wallace; the lack of news received about Wallace's return home; Whitman's condition; Johnston's unnecessary fears about Whitman's health arising from his attention to alarmist reports; "O'C's" book which is now out [possibly William O'Connor's posthumous collection Three Tales]; Mrs [Ellen] O'C[onnor]; Baker [probably Isaac N. Baker, Robert Ingersoll's secretary], whom he is visiting in Ashbourne on Sunday.

Dated at: Philadelphia [Pennsylvania, USA].