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3815. HUMBOLDT (Baron von), Tribute to.—

We shall bear to you the honorable
testimony that you have deserved well of the
republic of letters. * * * You have wisely located
yourself in the focus of the science of
Europe. I am held by the cords of love to my
family and country, or I should certainly join
To Baron von Humboldt. Washington ed. v, 435.
(W. 1809)