I had an adventure yesterday that I think will amuse you, being much more the sort of thing that would happen to you.
Late yesterday the senior clerk asked me to run up to the port and check on Jean Baptiste, one of the other junior clerks. He works at the Suprenant & Fils warehouse at the port, and only comes into town every few days to keep the ledgers up to date. He should have been here yesterday afternoon, but he didn’t come. This isn’t one of my normal duties, but the office boys were all out on other errands, and M