Original autograph letter dated Oct. 7 1885, signed `J Chamberlain’. `Dear Professor Blackie, I am greatly touched by your kindness, especially glad to have your book and autograph. I suppose we are in opposite camps, publically, but we are united by our common humanity, and as such, after our several fashions, to one great object – the elevation of the race. `Blood is thicker than water’ as the American Captain said in the China Seas, and all differences disappear in presence of a great army of suffering that we may do something to mitigate’



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Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914), was a self-made British business man and politician. He was the father of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, and by a previous marriage, Austen Chamberlain

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