Letter from William Wilkins to "Pet" Wilkins

Letter from William Wilkins to "Pet" Wilkins
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December 29, 1834

Minister to Russia William Wilkins writes to his daughter, whom he calls "Pet."  Wilkins says that he received her letter and describes packages he sent with Mr. Livingstone. He also says that Mr. Biddle is his best friend, and explains that if his son Charles is good then he will get a horse. Wilkins, who is writing from Saint Petersburg, also describes how he "went to court at the Winter Palace to be presented to the young grand Duke." Transcript included.

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