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Letter from Sir Edward Pellew to Flinders (4 of 4) (FLI03) Page 1

        No 33
Letter from Sir Ed. Pellew dated June 21
1807, with Mr Marsden's letter upon my

      July 23 1807

      His Majesty's Ship Duncan
      Madras Roads, 21st June 1807

      Two days ago I received
my application to the Captain General
de Caen
in your favour requesting
that His Excellency would permit
of your departure from the Isle of
, and suggesting the
opportunity now offered by His Majy
ship Greyhound
      I have since received
dispatches from England, enclosing
the letter of which a Copy is now
enclosed from Mr Marsden Secretary
to the Admiralty therewith trans-
mitting Instructions for your
release under the authority of the
French Minister of Marine to the
Captain General of the French Settlements

Captn Flinders
late Commander of
H M Sloop Investigator

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De Caen, Charles Mathieu Isadore
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Troubridge, (Admiral) Sir Thomas

Ile de France (Mauritius)


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