PRIVATE LETTERS OP
Treacher, my surgeon, leaves me, being obliged to do so on private affairs ; he is a. gentleman, amiable and professionally clever. I have been able to replace hi m
bv a gentleman called-. Treacher will come and
see you. He brings with him the " Brooke Diamond,"1**
and other things, M-'s charts, books, and c. I will
send by the same opportunity to Washington and
B--a paper of my remarks. I think now, though
I cannot make pretty charts, I shall have true ones. I begin this time at Tanjong Api, run over last year's work, revisit Sarawak, see the Kyans, and then proceed close in with the coast to Borneo Properanay fame is up amongst the Malay rajahs, and I ought now to be beginning. I shall get the May letter from you, but the rest will be received at Manilla. Many loves, and kind regards to all,
And believe me ever, dear Jack, Your affectionate friend,
John C. Templer, Esq.
Singapore, August 17, 1840.
My dear Jack,
This is but a brief letter, to introduce to you Mr. Treacher, my surgeon, who has been called home
* It proved to be a white topaz.* It proved to be a white topaz.