look through the few books on Central Africa. A
work or two might be picked up .
If the weather be fine on Sat I will go
out for quail with Henry Peck. My Doctor is
a sensible man and he tells me such excursions,
if prudently taken, do more for me than all his
With our united kind regards
Yours very truly
A.W. Howitt Esq.
As for the Pass, I applied for it only from Essendon
to Melbourne, specially for the Library work, + I said
plainly that I thought I shd not be able to go up country
this month. But they gave me the General Pass.