to any of the Missionaries thinking that they must have left the colony before this can possibly arrive if they ever leave it at all, I earnestly hope to see the Mission reestablished and I know of no reason on the part of the Natives why it should not, and the cause of failure of excess at present I think will be found to be in ourselves and our employers and no where else. --
The Vessel is now under weigh and I must close this, the cask of pork is a Tierce marked H Send one also 6 files, 1 cross cut saw file 2 pit Saws & 3 hand saw files. Do not fail writing - My sincere respects to Mrs H and family Dear Brother
yours Truly Adieu
If I can I'll enclose a receipt for the Pork
Nov 3 1811
My Respected friend
you would no doubt think me ungrateful should I not give you a few lines but [indecipherable] stay is so short, I can only give you a short note to [indecipherable] you and for I [indecpherable] I have not forgotten you. We arrived home on friday Night after a very trying voyage of almost 16 weeks We are on an allowance of a quart of water each for More than a week our Bread and Meat all expended but we are all
well and it in a house of B Nott s community of one
have plenty of visitors there is a great scarcity of food on the table.
but letters to [indecipherable] ]indecipherble] have been [indecipherable} and we are commanded to take no thought for tomorrow there ? ? and Canton is to do every kind intention from Mr & Mrs Scott. Pray My Dear friends that I may be enabled to commit all my ? into the hands of God trust this will your family all in health and enjoying ? of the Divine ? the Like bessings. I trust we abundantly participated by my respected of kindness Crook to whom Please to present my Christian Love also to all the Dear Christians and behove sure your a fortunate the man they friend I Christ. If there are any Paths please to find them by the first conveyance for a ? Pray Pray for Mr & Mrs Punnt ccc Love & respect to Mr Crispin & Hosking.