MR. BLAKE, of George’s Street, received a letter from Dr. CROWLEY of Skibbereen, dated 22nd of January– Friday. We extract the following passage:–
“Deaths here are daily increasing. Doctor DONOVAN and I are just this moment after returning from the village of South Reen, where we had to bury a body ourselves, that was eleven days dead– and where, do you think? –in a Kitchen-garden! We had to dig the ground, or rather the hole, ourselves– no one would come near us, the smell was so intolerable. We are half-dead from the work lately imposed on us. It is now as I write eleven o’clock at night, and I have not as yet dined.”
Comment here would indeed be superfluous.