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

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days Green and two Soldiers came and told us that McCloud had been ordered off in such a hurry that he was not able to wish us good by, and that he had made us a present of his boat. We were all very sorry for his sudden departure, for he certainly was a truly kind and attentive friend. Charley was fortunate enough this time to be appointed Goverment (sic) Storekeeper for which he had Sixty pounds a year, House and provisions which again enabled us to live comfortably and to receive Pearce. I must now wish you good by as there is a ship (expected [Page 14]