of their coming to reside in the Colonies. I have consented to the match on the condition that they come out here. Allan is 24, and she is 18 years of age.
I have built a villa at Brighton Beach, and am now busy laying out some 4½ acres of ground attached to it. I have gone into the purchase of another sheep station, as I think preserved meat will enhance the value of our stock very much, but the news of the war on the Continent will have a depressing effect upon the wool market.
I am glad to see by the