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The Gen looks about the same, except that his beard seems to be frosted, as though he had passed through many severe winters. Since my last attack of sickness, old age begins to show itself very plainly in my beard and head I shall be forty eight the 8th of Sepber. My health is still improving though very slowly, I am able to try to preach once on sabbath and to attend to a bible class in the afternoon and to look after my apprentices during the week, who are learning the business of taning and shoemaking. My farm has suffered during my sickness it being about three miles back from the place where I live and I being unable to walk. Rose would go out to it ocaisianly I have quite a number of coffee trees growing and this year we commenced to gather a little coffee and every yeare for the next five years the coffee will increase, I hope to be able to send the Gen some coffee from my farm before long Coffee, cassadas, and sweet potatoes are the principal things