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Letter from Mrs Ann Tyler to Matthew Flinders (FLI01) Page 1

Address: Captain Flinders

Annotation: Recd June 15.1811         Mrs Tyler

My dear Sir                           Partney Septr 19 1803

        The receipt of your obliging favour bearing date
June 18 1802 I duly receiv'd, & was very happy to hear of your being in
such good health & spirits, may the God of all our mercies continue these
bleƒsings to you, & bring you home in safety to those who ardently long for
your arrival. — It gave me pleasure upon the receipt of yours, to feel that
my conscience did not accuse me of what you laid to my charge, Viz of not
writing to you, on the contrary if I remember right in one of the pacquets.
I hope you have long ere this rsed from England you would find an
epistle from me, sufficiently long to try your patience in reading, as such I
am willing to flatter myself, I do not now stand accus'd of neglect —
In yours you request me to say all I can about her you have left behind,
you may be sure it gives me great, & heart felt pleasure, to have it in my
powers to say, that she is wonderfully restor'd to health, & has been for some
time as well as I ever knew her, I hope this bleƒsing will be continued to
her for many years to come, for the mutual happineƒs of you both, as it is
certainly the ^ greatest comfort under heaven, for without this, every thing loses its
relish, & life itself becomes a burthen — You bid me ^ rebuke you, & tell you of all your
faults, but as yet I have not had an opportunity of being witneƒs to any

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