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Letter from William Owen to Matthew Flinders (2 of 3) (FLI01) Page 1

Capt Matthew Flinders RN
Mr A Standert
          3 Cliffords Inn
          Fleet Street
W Owen

                              Madras 10 Sepr 1810
My Dear Captain Flinders       Just three months have Elapsed
since our happy happy Separation from that diabolical hell
hole and from each other, each in pursuit of better days and
better future. I have once written to you since that epoch, but
the Short time which has already paƒsed has produced to many
momentous accidents in my History that I shou'd [sic] be wanting
to the Pledge I gave you, and the very high esteem your
Talents, Misfortunes and friendship command from me did I
neglect to give you the Sketch of them when occasion offered –
      My Political Memorandum on Mauritius tho' simple
and such a one as your genius wou'd [sic] have have [sic] valued as such only

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