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my instructions into execution in uncivilized countries, - and by being instructed contrary to my expectation to deliver up, on my return whatever collection I may make of animals - minerals & curiosities without having that liberal out-fit which might enable me to procure & collect them to advantage for my Employers & credit to myself, - but the Captain is perhaps instructed to aid & assist me in each of these particulars, - how am I to know that?  it would not surely be inconsistant with the service to let me

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