PRIVATE LETTERS OP
Kuchin, Sarawak, Dec. 10, 1841-
My loved Mother,
Your welcome letter of June reached me hereA and I have not long to reply, and am, moreover, press with other matter. You will see that I have resold to appeal to the Government, or to the public, or both and request that support and assistance which I eofl* ceive myself entitled to on public grounds. Pray ass$ me in every way ; agitate those you know ; solicit those you have a chance with, for the more publicity the. better, and these countries are attracting attention My rising Carthage shows symptoms of reviving ft the trance in which it has been plunged by intrigue and violence. Of course I am greatly interested-*" with excellent health and plenty of energy for the ta^' I have everything here to make me as comfortable ilS circumstances permitanot many luxuries, but fo0^ enough and clean water; but these things never diA and never can affect me ; and I feel myself support^ by the consciousness of being engaged in a ward1)' task, one that has already relieved much misery, ^ which aims at extended good.
My house and my menage are not uncomfortable My private room contains my books, my guitar, instruments ; and as for the demon Time, I know AotMy house and my menage are not uncomfortable My private room contains my books, my guitar, instruments ; and as for the demon Time, I know A ot