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Sent 1900

Read the book about S. Francis & the precepts on the back of Della Robbia’s statue. It is the most beautiful thing in terra cotta & he took it from the mask of S. Francis after his death.

A telegram just come to say the baby was born last night [something-something torn paper] His name is Balonecio(?). All so disappointed that the infant is not a girl –

Postmark: (Place blurred) 31 Ott 00
To: Mrs Boyd
Address: 27 Trafalgar Square Chelsea. SW. Inghilterra

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Transcriber’s Note: Third of a five card letter from Alfred to Mrs. Boyd.

The statue referred to, by Andrew Della Robbia, was made in 1490, and may be seen at the bottom of this website: http://www.porziuncola.org/english/il_transitoeng.htm
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