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Letter from H Hope to Matthew Flinders (3 of 5) (FLI01) Page 4

was very ill received by her husband who is a greater
brute than I had even imagined him to be. I have
scarcely seen her since our return, she has been so
unwell and old Scotts hospitality and politeneĆ’s
amount to looking through the window and bowing
to his visitors. I shall be impatient to hear how you
found your family. Their surprise at your arriving
upon them so unexpectedly must have been very
great indeed it must have almost heightened the
pleasure of seeing you. I had a letter from Monis-
a few days ago desiring to be particularly re-
membered to you. He wanted to gall me with a
story of peace but it would not take. I beg
you will accept my Sincere wishes for your
health and happineĆ’s and present my

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