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and if you will have the goodness to
tell Mr. Fowler or to let me know the further
number you would wish to have, and whether
bound or unbound, I shall give him an order
for them - you have only to intimate to him
or me your wishes - for who has a better right
to the book than you?
When I came to the University, I learned from Dr.
[Yarther?] that there was a regular hitch about
its publication. However, last week before leaving
town I made arrangements with Mr.
Duffy for its immediate publication.
The only delay now is the binding. I have
requested Mr. John Pigot to settle this point,
for I understand from you, that you wished
this matter to be left in his hands. I have
just had a note from him, which I answer
by this post.
I have fixed 12/6 as the price; since, after
consulting with the publisher & others I think
that price is more likely to be remunerative than
the higher one.
I think I mentioned to you, that about a
fortnight since Lord Drumraven wrote to me
asking me what was the delay in the publication
of the Work. In my note to him the other day
I asked him for a letter which might serve to
show the public the estimate in which he holds it.
I have written to Dr. Moriarity in the same sense;
& I am also thinking of applying to the Archbishop
of Tuam for a few lines. A few letters of this
kind published in the form of a
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