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"I am so glad that I hardly know how to contain myself. It is, I suppose, the reaction from the haunting fear which I have had, that this terrible affair and the reopening of his old wound might act detrimentally on Jonathan. I saw him leave for Whitby with as brave a face as could, but I was sick with apprehension."

Everyone else is worried about Mina's mental health, not Jonathan's. Which is strange, since two of them are doctors with expertise in mental illness, and ought to be aware of the risk to Jonathan of being put in a stressful situation after having had "brain fever". Van Helsing even expresses concern about that in Exeter. "‘A shock, and after brain fever so soon! That is not good.'" (Mina, 25 September).

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Gah, wrong section. :(

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“Carter Paterson's… have a stud of 2,000 [horses] stabled at their twenty London depots, the headquarters being in the Goswell Road. The system on which these carrying companies work is [that] … parcels are collected from the senders on information received at the numerous order stations, which the public know by the show-boards. From the houses and shops of the consignors the parcels are taken as a rule by one-horse vans to the nearest depot, where they are transhipped into vans drawn by pairs or teams, and find their way across London to the depot nearest the address of the consignee, from which depot they are sent out to their destination in the local single-horse vans.

From: The Horse World of London, by W. J. Gordon, 1893 - Chapter 3 - The Carrier's Horse. https://www.victorianlondon.org/publications6/horse-03.htm

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