Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co., Ltd,
Text on page 280
SIAM AND CHINA
And now after so many figures and so little style, a word from my heart.
I have brought you Salva back and you have thanked me; you have allowed me an opportunity of giving you, mother and Lia, a proof of my affection, and you have permitted me to pay my homage to the sacred memory of the best of young men, and to the most noble heart I have been permitted to meet below.
I embrace you with infinite affection,