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Warrior in Cawsand Bay
April 25th 1805


      I beg you will do me the honor to represent to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that His Majesty being graciously pleased to appoint me to the Government of the Colony in New South Wales, I request the favor of their Lordships to allow me to be superceded from the Warrior, in order that I may comply therewith.

I have the honor to be
Your most obedient
humble servant

Wm Bligh

On His Majesty's Service
William Marsden Esqr.

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