Perhaps you think I have vented an unusual amount of spleen this morning. I am not more dyspeptic than usual. Am too much given to following my thoughts then writing instead of leading them.
About your avocation for life. Never think I censure you. No! Never! But I cannot feel reconciled to see you undertake the hard, laborious work of a farmer. Were you rich so as to be a "gentleman farmer" and merely oversee a plantation it would be different. I spoke to Walker about the Dentist's business. He says tis a large paying business, and requires but little time or money to learn the art.
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