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Greenfield, July 16, 86  -- Chas J. Taylor -- Dr Sir, -- regret that I was not a home to answer your letter promptly. I have known the young man you inquire about ever since he was a small boy and have never heard of his [name] or character being called in question. -- I consider him an exemplary young man and am quite sure the young lady will make no mistake if she engages herself to him. His family are not only most excellent people but charming neighbors. Paper torn away . . .[ no sig. available. -- e.g. -- ] --