To Father Thomas Fitzherbert SJ,
Illustrissimus Collegium Anglicanum
From Maestro Giacomo Carissimi,
Grantville, USE
Second day of January, in our Lord's year 1634.
Dear and illustrious Father,
Today I finally sit down to write to you. This is the first letter I write in three months and I apologize for that. I hope that you find my English improved over the last one.

In your last missive you were complaining about my silence, and in my defense I can only say that I have been swept away by the current events and I have not been able to . . .

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