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" I am alone, and cannot ask anybody to help me because of the small- pox;
and I shall want help for the funeral.
He was about thirty- five, then, I believe; his first wife and his two children had died of small- pox
in Holland, and he didn't marry again until he was sixty.
Before this he had been to school for a short time; but as he contracted small- pox
he had to give up his schooling.