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Peculiarities of the Town and its Business-News of the Fearful Famine in Persia-Attempted but Insufficient Aid-Terrible Suffering and Awful Scenes-Vain Search for Dr. Livingstone-Madam Rumor-Possibilities of a new Book.
Publication:Boston Daily Globe (1872-1922) - Boston, Mass.
Date:Mar 4, 1872
 Abstract (Document Summary)

The only pleasure I find in residing here, in this parched and barren seaport town, is derived from the receipt and dispatch of letters. Consequently, because I am nearly roasted by the desert winds, and am homesick and lonesome, you get in letter form this most unproductive and out-of the-way portion of the...

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