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Letter from H Hope to Matthew Flinders (2 of 5) (FLI01) Page 3

arms during the war. I think that I can obtain
that the obligation not to bear arms should extend
merely to the Seas to the Eastward of the Cape of
Good Hope
, as I believe their allarm [sic] is for this place.
What are your wishes on the Subject? I am afraid
your going to India may be inconvenient to you
but it is better to get away than to wait for another
invasion. Capt Ramsden desires to be particularly
remembered. His not writing to you was at my
request. I have been considerably disappointed in
not being able to visit you. I have not been refused
but finding that there was some difficulty I
considered it better not to push the request. I have
found Monistrol very obliging in respecting you and
well inclined to serve you. I intend giving this
to your friend M. T Pitot whose most agreeable
manners have {prepoƒseƒsed} me very much on his favor.
You may depend that no delay on the subject

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