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 Letter of Safe Conduct.Letters. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Letter of Uriah (2 Sam, xi. 14).
 
A treacherous letter of friendship, but in reality a death-warrant. (See BELLEROPHON.)   1
        “However, sir, here is a guarantee. Look at its contents; I do not again carry the letters of Uriah.”—Sir W. Scott: Redgauntlet, chap. xvi.
 


 Letter of Safe Conduct.Letters. 

 
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