apropos to these quotations, on back of mine dated August 12th: —
"I can easily understand we are accused of contradictions and inconsistencies aye even to writing one thing to-day and denying it to-morrow. Could you but know how I write my letters and the time I am enabled to give to them perchance you would feel less critical if not exacting."
This passage it was which led me to think it might be that some of the earlier letters had been perhaps the "victim of accident" itself.
But to go on with the case for the plaintiff: —
The numbers  and  were added to the letter in blue pencil, embracing the paragraphs below them.