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Letter from Sir Joseph Banks to Ann Flinders (9 of 9) (FLI26) Page 1

        Mrs Flinders
at Mrs Tylers

                    Boston Sept 28 [1810]


        Lest a Letter I wrote to you from
Revesby which I Sent to Spilsby, Should not have reachd [sic]
your hands I adreƒs [sic] this to you to inform you that the
admiralty have receivd [sic] news of your husband Capt
having been Liberated by the Governor of the
Isle of France, & that he was at the Cape of Good Hope
on his way home when the veƒsel which brought the
dispatches Saild [sic]; I have great Pleasure in adding that
Mr York the first Lord of the admiralty immediately on
hearing the news of his Safety orderd [sic] the Rank of Post
to be given to him, I trust that in leƒs than
a month he will be with us he was on board the
Otter Sloop at the Cape I beleive [sic]

                I am Madam
        your obedient Servt
                Js: Banks

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Chappelle (Flinders), Ann
Tyler, (Reverend) William
De Caen, Charles Mathieu Isadore
Yorke, (Rt Hon) Charles Philip
Banks, Sir Joseph
Flinders, Matthew

Boston (England)
Cape of Good Hope
Ile de France (Mauritius)


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