Letters of George Borrow to Bible Society
Letter 22: 15th June, 1835
To J. Thornton, Esq.
(ENDORSED: recd. July 20, 1835)
ST. PETERSBURG, JUNE 15, 1835.
SIRS, - Having drawn upon Messrs. Asmus, Simondsen & Compy. of St.
Petersburg for the following sums, I have to request that you will honour this draft
to a like amount,
1000 roubles (one thousand), received the 11th May.
2000 (two thousand), received at the present moment.
I take the liberty of stating that the printing of the Mandchou Testament is brought
to a conclusion, and that six of the eight parts are bound. As soon as the other
two are completed I shall take my departure for England.
I have the honour to remain, Sir,
Your most obedient and most humble servant,