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Letter from H Hope to Matthew Flinders (4 of 5) (FLI01) Page 2

the amount paid by the Insurance office of Calcutta
alone for captured Ships and property is about
three Millions Sterling exclusive of Company Ships.
All taken by Ships of war from that Island.
Upon the departure of the expedition from this place
I gave letters to some of the principal officers to our friends
the Pitots and {Labauves}, to secure for their families
every poƒsible protection but as there has been no
private letters yet received from the Isle of France
I do not know how they have come off. It is reported
here but I cannot ascertain on what authority that
Tomi Pitot is wounded but only slightly. About
two months ago a Cartel arrived here having on board
young {Labauve} and commanded by M. De {Jean}
{Hilaire}. I have shewn {Labauve} every attention in my
power. I asked him to live at my house however

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