It is more than probable that the garbled statement and incorrect expression of which we ourselves were guilty respecting our friend had piqued him into this declaration, which, on mature consideration, he thought fit to abandon. For, from that hour to the present one, nothing of the kind ever transpired, nor could we ascertain, by the strictest inquiry, that such a proposition of publication had ever been entertained in the West End, or heard of in the "Row. " The worthy traveller had wandered away to "pastures new", heaven knows where! and, notwithstanding repeated little paragraphs in the second advertizing column of the "Times" newspaper, assuring, "A. O'L. that if he would inform his friends where a letter would reach, all would be forgiven", &c. the mystery of his whereabouts remained unsolved, save by the chance mention of a north west passage traveller, who speaks of a Mr. O'Leary as having presided at a grand bottle nosed whale dinner in Behring's Straits.