however, is still in progress, and the results (which have yet to
be ascertained) will belong to a future occasion.
I beg gentlemen, in conclusion, to thank you for the great
personal kindness which you never fail to shew me, and for the
constant encouragement and assistance which you continue to
afford me in the performance of the duties of my office,
Your obedient Servant,
J. S. BRISTOWE.