Recollections of My Life and Reflections on Times and Events During It: A Memoir by Father W. J. Howlett

Publishes "A Historical Tribute"

"It was not, however, until 1905 that I availed myself of one of these opportunities to visit the site of old St. Thomas... With promises of help from many of them I began my book which was published the next year. Let me counsel others who contemplate writing a book, not to depend too much on promises of assistance from others. Even those most liberal with their promises are liable to refer you to so-and-so who again will refer you to other so-and-sos for information. Have your subject substantially conceived in embryo, and it will take shape and be born as your own child."

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