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Letter from Sir Joseph Banks to Ann Flinders (7 of 9) (FLI26) Page 1

    Mrs Flinders
Mrs Tylers
Walker Gate

            Soho Square
            June 12 1810


        I wish I could give you any
Comfortable or Encouraging news respecting my
worthy friend Capt Flinders, Government can do nothing
in his favor under the Capricious & insolent Government
of the Tyrant of France, I have left no means untried,
but whether or not I have done good or may have done
harm I have no means of Learning, I sent word
above a year ago by a way very likely to Reach the Ears of
Bonaparte, that nothing but the Liberation of Capt
Flinders would ever induce me to beleive [sic] that the
Letters I receivd [sic] from Paris were not a deceipt [sic] as I
thought it impoƒsible that Gen de Caen would venture
to disobey the orders of such a sovereign as Bonaparte
unleƒs he had secret instructions from France.

        There is however a hope from another

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Chappelle (Flinders), Ann
Tyler, (Reverend) William
Flinders, Matthew
Bonaparte (Buonaparte), Napoléon.
De Caen, Charles Mathieu Isadore
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