PRIVATE LETTERS OF
We are all quite right now, and I hope shall continue so ; and at any rate, I do not think we have any thing to fear from the same ill-feeling.
God bless you, dear Jack. I am in a hurry ; bui believe me ever,
Your sincere friend,
John C. Templer, Esq.
" Royalist," R.Y.S. March 23, 1839.
My dear Jack,
This appertains to natural history alone. ln the box you will find two Silken Monkeys, and birds according to the list You will perceive how entirely different the species of albatross are ! There re ttf* Petrels. The boar's head I have not "sent, as it is nrf quite clean enough, and must go in the first skeleton box. The tusks are enormous, and far exceeding tb6 Indian wild boar.
I wish you to give one albatross and the smalleS* humming-bird to Harvey,* with my regardsathe brae will be unique ; and I have seen both kinds since ^ parted from youathe humming-bird, amid bright suF shine and flowers, the albatross, skimming over roarii$ seas amid raging winds. Farewellawe lay to, waititfl for a breeze, hove short, and ready for a start. j
I anathematise this Cape ; it is a dirty, filthy, meaft
* John Harvey, Esq., of Iekwellbury, Bedfordshire. See letf^ No. 44.* John Harvey, Esq., of Iekwellbury, Bedfordshire. See letf^ No. 44.