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Letter from William Wilberforce to Matthew Flinders (FLI01)

                New [illegible] Hotel
                Mondy May 20th 1811

      I have been much wishing
to see you. Will you do me
the favor of calling on me
here tomorrow ^ either about 12 oclock
foror ½ past 11 —
or Wednesday abt ½ past 12 —
It has really been next to im-
[missing - signature     to wait
cut away on               however
other side]                 made my ut-
-most Efforts to do, if I had not
hoped that you would not

misconstrue my Omiƒsion
of that Ceremony — the fact
is that I am forc'd to plead
the same apology to all
my other friends ——

        I am ever

[signature has been cut from here]

Hoping to see you, I do not
enter into particulars of your case

[line missing]
do all I can with [illegible]
for your feelings as I ought
for you as for a Man
who has suffered cruel &
most unmerited hardships
in his Country's Cause

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