Chelsea. June 30. 
My dear Sir,
You must not talk of "debtor". There is such regard, I trust, among us all, as under no circumstances can be bought or paid for with money, or have any thing to do with buying & paying; & to say the truth, I was going last night to beg your acceptance of a bust, but, as my wife's representative, was withheld by a modest doubt. I did not know what right we had to conclude that you must needs be glad to be burthened with it on a journey. Pardon me for /this/ the unloving look of this [?imitation]. Mrs. Hunt is going, next week, to put two or three of the busts in presentable the condition for some friends, -- i.e. take the seams off,
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