Montrose, Oct. 15, 1880 My dearest Lilly Thy second reached me last evening after my return from Woodbourne, where I had been spending the day looking after the men who are digging the cellar, laying out the works, &c. Postal communication with Awbury seems somewhat slow. I am very sorry about the mosquitoes, as there were enough causes of nocturnal disturbance before. Last evening the weather grew warm again and it rained in the night. If a similar change took place at home the mosquitoes will be likely to redouble their exertions. If thee has a net, I would put it over Baby’s crib. I had another letter from Dr. Norris last evening renewing his invitation for tomorrow and I expect to accept
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