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Cape Palmas West Coast Africa August 26/59 This morning I awok with the sound of the crew mans song wild and desolate as it was in its nature there was I [illegible] in that sound that [reminded?] me of sounds holy and [un?] which [rang?] in my Ears many months previous. So parting with those sounds of Love lines which I trust awaits the return of the wanderer methinks I see her now, the angel of my thoughts, awaits my greeting The high fore head, the least inclining with expressive thoughts her ies oerflow with cristal light worth more to thee than all the worth of Africa gold
Thee Birth day Jem [illegible] Vernon Guyon Locke [of the Chesapeake Affair?] who was born the 11th of August 1830 The meaning He went away again the Second time and prayed Saying O my father if this cup may not pass away from me except I drink it Thy will be done
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