Says he has not written for three years and that this letter is chiefly official. Ruby(wife) and Julia (daughter) went up to Dalhousie a fortnight ago. He has applied for the post of Deputy Agent chiefly because he thinks that Douglas (Agent) should not be given the chance of saying that none of his officers applied. If he is rejected why not Ralph for the job. Refers to George Huddleston's book on Sir Richard Strachey - '300p. of adulation' 'I like George - he is a simple man'. Sent from India [Allahabad?].