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any longer than may be absolutely necessary;  But to dispatch her to Port Jackson with such Live Stock and other refreshments as may be likely to be of use in the Settlements there, directing Lt Hergest to touch at New Zealand in his way and endeavour to take with him a flax Dresser or two in order that the New Settlers may if possible be properly instructed in management of that valuable plant.  Previous however to his dispatching the Daedalus he will consider, whether in case of his not being able to take on board the whole of her Cargo, any future Supply of those articles will be necessary to enable him to continue his intended Survey;  and if so, that he will be careful to send notice thereof to Governor Phillip, who on the receipt of such application will be directed to redispatch the

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