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After some conversation with the Prefect, who receive^ us most cordially, C. W. photographed our host and th^ General, of whom, seated with some thirty of his soldier'r on either side, at the inner entrance of the yamen, he go* an admirable picture. We were standing at the entrance
when the General arrived. His escort of braves rushiflf before him, he came in at a smart amble, with an umbre$ overhead, hopped off with agility, and the men swarmett in after him. With ourselves he exchanged the usu^ polite commonplaces, which take up so much time $
the prefect's secretary.the prefect's secretary.