PROTESTANT CEMETERY-SUNDRY VISITS. 293
ployed about an hour and a quarter to compass it in our boats.
A subscription has been opened to pay the expense of enclosing the Protestant cemetery given by the King : its cost will be four thousand ticals. I subscribed five hundred on behalf of the British Government, a similar sum having been contributed by British residents.
At half-past twelve o'clock, went to the Portuguese consul, who has a comfortable and convenient abode about a mile below the British Factory on the other side of the river. He had not been officially received, on account of some informality in his credentials. Then called on the American missionaries, one of whose stations is close to the Portuguese consulate, I hear generally a hopeful expression as to the results of my Mission ; but I feel much anxiety, and shall continue 40 feel it until the work is done.
Then proceeded to the Catholic Mission. They gave ***e a copy of Pallegoix' Grammar, and the Latin and Thai Dictionary. The Bishop of Cambodia rose from his bed to meet me. Neither the Catholics nor the Protestants make any converts among the Siamesea among the Chinese a few. They tell me the Catholics 131 Bangkok are about three thousand in all, including he descendants of ancient Portuguese settlers,
At six, went with Keane, H. S. P., J. C. B., and Bell, to visit Prince Pra Chau Nong Ya Ter Krom TpUangWongsa Dhiraj Snidh, the King's brother, who rj*8 an excellent reputation for good sense and honesty, e found, at the entrance to his palace, an AmericanAt six, went with Keane, H. S. P., J. C. B., and Bell, to visit Prince Pra Chau Nong Ya Ter Krom TpUangWongsa Dhiraj Snidh, the King's brother, who rj*8 an excellent reputation for good sense and honesty, e found, at the entrance to his palace, an American