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Instructions to Flinders from Admiralty for voyage of discovery in HMS Investigator (FLI03) Page 10

began: And when you shall have
completed the whole of the surveys
and Examinations as abovementioned,
you are to lose no time in returning
with the sloop under your Command
to England for further orders, touching on
your way, if neceƒsary, at the Cape of
Good Hope, and repairing with as
little delay as poƒsible to Spithead
and transmit to our Secretary an
account of your arrival.

      During your continuance on the
service abovementioned, you are, by
all proper Opportunities to send to
our Secretary for our information
accounts of your proceedings and
copies of the Surveys and Drawings
which you shall have made, and
such Papers as the Naturalist and
the Painters employed on board may
think proper to send home; and
upon your arrival in England you
are immediately to repair to this
Office in order to lay before us a full
account of your proceedings in the

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