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From Haydon Hall, near Pinner, Middlesex, to Revd. Tabraham in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, asking why the Dunrossness Chapel had been opened before it was ready, and complaining that Tabraham had not followed the correct procedure when drawing money.

He wishes to send £50 to be spent on the inside of the new chapel. The Bigton family should be given the choice of pew, considering the friendship that they had exhibited toward the Connexion, and they should not be charged pew-rent.

There is still some confusion re travelling expenses

Clarke describes his efforts to acquire travelling cloaks for the Shetlands preachers, and emphasises that care must be taken with them.

The petition against slavery will be forwarded.