Original letter. Written in Allegheny City, PA. Witty remarks regarding Chandler's back problems, which have bedridden him. Lyrical references to Egypt, "asphinxiation," lunching on crocodiles. Expresses an interest in writing an article for Chandler's magazine, but too busy. Criticizes someone's opinion about the priesthood and the practice of sacrifice in worship. References the ancient Eqyptian priesthood, Shepherd Kings and the Hebrew nation. Individuals and placesmentioned: Cleave (Chandler), D. Ado. (or Adv.?), Mr. B's early history, the [i]Mag[/i]., (Mr.) Drew, Egypt, the Shepherd Kings, the Hebrew nation, Chandler's wife (Grace), and Mr. McC (McCandless).