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Letter from George Nicol to Ann Flinders (1 of 2) (FLI06) Page 1

              Pall Mall
              Septr 6th 1815

My Dear Madam

      Though my Letter is certainly
not worth the Poƒtage, yet I canot [sic] help
writing you, as I promised to give you
some account, what my Friend at the
Admiralty knew, concerning our Busineƒs;
which indeed amounts to nothing more
than what he told us before — Viz: That
he saw your Memorial preparing, at the desire of Lord Melvile [sic], to be presented
to the Board — But what happened there, nobody
but the Board themselves know — In short
our Sole Reliance is upon Sir Joseph
who, if ever has the [illegible] part of the
Intereƒt at that Board, that I have known
Him to have — the Busineƒs will be done —
So let us continue to hope —

      A very odd circumstance happened [sic] to
me — my mind being full of this busineƒs —

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