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Letter from Sir Joseph Banks to Ann Flinders (4 of 9) (FLI26) Page 2

Whose India Ship the Warren Hastings was taken
from him & who is newly arrivd [sic] from the
Isle of France where he was prisoner, he was not
allowd [sic] to See Capt Flinders, but Reports that he was
in excellent health he brought Letters from him
of which you have no doubt Receivd [sic] one
        When Capt Larkins left the Island
no veƒsels had arrived direct from France
Since January Last it was therefore impoƒsible
that the order for his Liberation which did
not leave Paris till the 21 of March, could have
arrivd [sic] but as the interval had been so long it
is Probable that veƒsels arrivd [sic] carrying the order
very soon after Capt Larkins Saild [sic]
        in my Last Letter from France I
Receivd [sic] a Further Copy of the order for capt
Flinders's Liberation, which I immediately forwarded
to the Lords of the admiralty who will no doubt

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Flinders, Matthew
Bonaparte (Buonaparte), Napoléon.
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Chappelle (Flinders), Ann

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