ARRIVES IN BOSTON. 9 sel£, but only casting myself into the providence of God. In the next morning I went on board of the schooner that would bound to Hakodate. ·when I came to Hakodate I searched some teacher of Eng­lish, but I could not find him with many ways. There­fore my head was quite changed to run away :from the country. But one thought stayed me, that my grand­father and parents would sorrow about it, and it bal­anced my mind little while. But after one reflection came upon my head, that although my parents made and fed me, I belong indeed to Heavenly Father; therefore I must believe him, I must be thankful to him, and I must run into his ways. Then I began to search some vessel to get out from the country. "After many labor I got into an American vessel which would bound to Shanghai. After I came in Shanghai river, I joined to the ship Wild Rover, and had been in the China coasts with her about eight months ; with the passage of four months, I come in Boston harbor by the kindness of God. When I saw first the ship's captain, II. S. Taylor, I begged to him if I get to America : 'Please ! let me go to school and take good education ; therefore I shall work on the board as well as I can, and I will not take any wages from you ; ' and he promised me if I get home he will send me to a school and let me work on the board as his servant. Although he not give me any money, he bought for me any clothing, cap, shoes, and any other thing. At sea he taught me to keep log, to find out latitude and longitude. When I come here the cap­tain let me stay on the board long while, and I had been with rough and godless men who kept the ship, and everyone on the wharf frightened me. No one on the shore will relieve you, because since the war the