Letterbook of Joseph Vernon Bussell Containing Two Letters to Capel Carter 22 December 1832

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considerably, and by the aid of the Jack in the box an instrument I will not describe as any Naval man can give you a full description of it we threw them all over quite clear of the house much to the satisfaction of the Doctor who fully expected they would have fallen and crushed that splendid piece of masonry as he used to call the chimney. HM Ship Sulphur came in about this time bringing an order to Dr. Simmons to return to head quarters and in his stead a Mr. Green a fellow passenger of ours on board the Warrior. He also brought down six months provisions for this part of the Colony luckily for us for we began to run rather short of cash and Government is not pressing for immediate (payments [Page 8]