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telegram in his hand from the General granting an extension of leave. Of course we gave a Coo-ee and marched back to the peir playing "Westbury" There we stowed our coats and were dismissed till 4 o'clock. We went up on a headland to get a view of Torbay when an old gentleman came and attached himself to us and favoured us with a morning's most interesting tour of investigation. Torbay is where Sir Francis Drake mustered his ships before going to meet the Armada. After this he took us Torre Abbey, by far the oldest and most
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