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Extract of letter from (Sir) John Franklin to Ann Flinders (FLI27) Page 1

Extracts from a letter
of Sir J. Franklin, 19 June, 1824,
to Mrs Flinders

I am delighted with
the account of your
– she possesses
just the desires that I
do – To sail round the
world – [illegible] in a
balloon – & descend in a
Diving Bell – In each
of these situations, philo-
-sophical & scientific
observations may be made,
that must add to
the stock of General
Information –
Have the kindness to
remember me very

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