12 Jan 94
Owing to my absence from home I was unable to reply sooner to your very kind letter of the 20th inst.
I shall indeed be proud to accept the very honourable distinction you propose to confer on me. I esteem it a very high compliment & I only wish I felt more worthy of it.
Robert S. Ball.
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