[communi]cation from you, I might very well have done so.
Then again Mr Sanderson is kept in assurance as to whether parties may not have remitted to you, & he cannot consequently close his Accounts for the past year. The last entries of such payments to you in gr a/c Current with us are
31st Oct 1838 Nathan's Invoice £ 3.11. 4
Int [indecipherable] " 41.17. 0
" " 4. 3. 0
for which you have credited us £43.11. 4 an error apparently of £6 in the addition.
We are sensible however much you may be put out by the unpunctuality, in bad faith if others, & by the unsatisfactory note of business at Sydney. But this is a good reason for your silence & delay. On the contrary it should lead to your being all