From Islington, near London, to Revd. Joseph Entwisle in Bristol, regretting that he must refuse Entwisle's requests.
He is pleased that after a period of decline Methodism in Bristol is prospering again. However he is upset about the state of King Street Chapel, which he can remember as always being full, even at Sunday morning prayers, and he is surprised that the practice was ever discontinued.
Some of the Connexion's most important men are in town, but they never acknowledge Clarke, and he never intrudes on them, as he only wants to be left in peace.