SIR JAMES BROOKE, K.C.B. . 107
P.s. I open just to say that a box of birds is cAmmg. Never mind the vocabularies now ; but keep letter as a reference. Do turn your mind to the Paper, and don't be bashful, and you might even, as intimate friend, get an interview with the Secretary ^ State. Gaa and the Geographical will assist. Nourish trumpets ; consult with Gardner and the mer-^tile body ; but rouse the sleepy public. * N.B. I want my geographical journals, not one of has ever been forwarded.
lOtt December. a All well. The paper sent to Gardner, with some memorandums, I wish you to P^e. I think I have not asked too much ; and by a little good management, it may readily be effected. Ithink you will like the substance of the paper; but has been written under pressure from without. Fray ^tribute it to all, and see as many friends on the
Subject as you can. Write or see R--, for I know
J-f w*lt enter into my views. My kind regards to arid his. Peter is well, and behaving well ; very fond of a poultry-yard, and he diddles all the Pan-eerans out of cocks and hens! Many kind regards pnor, your sister, and the dear folks at Bridport. PAlitcs I laugh at! Jam the ministry! I am glad, however, there is a strong Government, though I would ^er it wae4 other way up. You must pass the Corn ^ Amendment in a few years.
Yours, J. B.Yours, J. B.