Very good condition. News from Smyrne: The Greeks of Psara took the treasures of their churches in order to pay for the war ammunitions as they are in shortage of money. In Samos the inhabitants try to fortify the island. They have no intention to subdue to the Turks and they expect them to fight. In Chios the situations starts to become normal, the Catholic population took back their belongings and some Greeks returned to the island. Some came even from Morea, Tinos or Psara, but they still do not trust the Turks. Plague is everywhere in Crete. In some villages of the island Greeks and Turks still live together, but most of the villages had joined the revolution and the Turks are encircled in the castles. Detailed presentation of the revolution in Crete in 1822. Greek rebels have 3000 men and Turks 5000 to 6000, but Greeks have 2000 more irregulars. The Turkish hold big cities which receive their supplies from Egypt and abroad. In 27 existing castles in Crete, Turks have the 26 and Greeks only one. But the Greeks have in their hands all the inland. More information about situation in Crete.