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30 vessels with useful and curious Plants for the West India Islands and His Majesties Botanic Garden at Kew -- We are much obliged to Mr. Porteus for exerting himself in a particular manner to supply us with every different Plant on the Island worth notice -- The Bread fruit left here were transplanted three days ago in a fine loamy Soil and excelent situation, They came out of the Pots with the whole ball and appear not to have miss'd the moving

We are happy the Voyage is thus far successfully compleated  and have no doubt but we shall go through with it in the same manner, however we can not help saying, we have received very different treatment from Capn. Bligh than what we might have reasonably expected -- We remain
Sir, your very Hble  and much obliged Servants
James Wiles
Christr Smith


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