Manuscript letter informing Rigby on his life since he moved to Birmingham. Fleming comments at length on how he misses his old friends and life in Yorkshire and feels completely isolated. He says he is so busy and rarely away from his desk and would not be able to manage if it wasn't for Pare. He notes how he has become lethargic but hopes that his forthcoming tour into Leicestershire will stir him up. Despite this he believes that they are embarked on one of the most important causes to mankind.
Fleming notes he has had two letters from Mr Jones, neither written in the social spirit. He goes on to ask Rigby how he likes Leeds and says he will be O.K for friendly, kindly companions there. Fleming says his garden keeps him busy and passes on kind wishes from Pare and Mr Fleming.