Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Lady Smith (nee Belinda Sutherland Colebrooke). He writes that he is not surprised by the matters of which she had written and that Mr Lawford had been right in his advice. Colebrooke is going to ask Mr Young whether he will undertake the commission for tea and coffee. The boys are well and they promise to write. Handwritten, dated 24 December 1823.