Two posts today!
I've not much to say about this article, it speaks for itself really, and I don't know anything about the people involved. A nice neat story about a resourceful man.
I'm off to the South Seas myself tomorrow, for a fortnight in New Zealand to work on my boat and see some friends, so the blog will be quiet for a little while.
Source: Asiatic journal and monthly register for British India and its dependencies. New series. June 1832. pp 103-4.