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Letter from Admiralty to Flinders on his official promotion to Post Captain (1 of 7) (FLI03) Page 1

No 1
Admiralty 26 Oct. 1810
My appointment of Post-
- since may 7 1811 [Flinders means 1810]

Admiralty Office, 26th October 1810


          My Lords Commiffioners of the Admiralty
      having been pleafed to fign a Commiffion ^ dated 7th May 1810 promoting

      you to the Rank of     dated 7Post Captain

      in His Majefty's Navy; I have their Lordfhips commands

      to acquaint you therewith

          I am


                    Your very humble Servant,

                              Jn Barrow

Capt Mattw Flinders             Norfolk Hotel

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