SIR JAMES BROOKE, K.C.B. . 107
he flies. Day succeeds day, month month, and I no ennuianone of that longing to be doing some-^g, and the aversion to be employed on the merest ^fles. The house consists of wood, supported on
Pilotes (as Miss - wrote) without number, and
uprises a square of fifty-four feet. I have pets of
sortsabears, monkeys, deer, dogs, and during the ^ning wa]k they are loosed, often to our great amusement, I was very g]a(j kear y0U liked Treacher so : he is an amiable and gentlemanly person, and a peat favourite of mine. His successor, who has now ^ nae, turned out very quarrelsome, and chose at last ^ quarrel with me, after being on bad terms writh ^erybody else. Companions, I may say, I have none aere is a little interpreter, called Williamson, country . ^n, good tempered, but uneducated, a clerk, who, by fortune and shipwreck, was reduced to great dis-who is a useful, pleasant, and trustworthy person ; ^ the son of an officer on half-pay ; wanted to better ^self by going to Sydney ; got wrecked, lost his all, shipped aboard the "Royalist;" since which he risen by good conduct. M'Kenzie is master-at-artls and bird-stuffer-general ; Peter, a great, big, man, an especial favourite with the natives ; and ADe other European.
You will read my paper with interest, as I think^ eVen an indifferent person will likewise do. My wish get the Government to assist me, or at any rate
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