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

trunk and given it in charge to Capt Robert Hay
of the H C Ships Ostell. He has promised
to take the greatest care of it – and a line addreƒsed
to him at the Jerusalem [illegible] will inform
you where he lives, when he will put you on the way
to get it. At one time I thought of selling the contents
of the Trunk and sending you the papers only but as on
reflection you may attach a particular value to
many of the things & books, from ^ having got them from your friends
at the Isle of France. I should be sorry to deprive you
of the satisfaction which you may feel in recovering
them, and as I am ignorant to what things amongst
you may value more than others I send the whole.
The Pistols being loaded I have had them drawn by
a Gunsmith and cleaned for they so [sic] covered with wet
that the Gunpowder in the pan could barely be discovered.

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Flinders, Matthew
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Owen, (Captain) William Fitzwillam
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