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KENT INDIA MAN. Ix addition to the many gratifying acts of li- berality shown towards the parties who distin- guished themselves so much in rescuing the un- fortunate sufferers from this ship, we have the pleasure of recording the follow letter, furnished us by Messrs. Dobson and Baker:— War-office, Alarch SO. Sir, the Secretary of War having taken into consideration the resolutions passed at the Board of the Anglo Mexican Association on the 4»th instant relative to the important services renderad by Captain Cook and the crew of the Cambria, to the Kent East Indiaman, whereby 657 persons were saved from the wreck of the latter vessel, I am directed to acquaint you that his!Lordship will authorize the sum of tlvehundred and eighty pounds to be granted to the master, mates, and other persoilsi on board the Cambria, in the under- 0 C, mentioned proportions, on Captain Cook stating to this office to whom he would wish the same to be issued. I am, at the samn time, to state, that Lord Palmerston feels the greatest satisfaction in offer-- ing to the Captain and his crew this acknowledg- meot, for their humane and meritorious exertions in rescuing so many persons from the-fate, which,' without the assistance of the Cambria. would havit been inevitable To the imaster Mate hI) Acting Second Mate 30 Crew, nine men, each lOt, 90 Marines, 2G men, each 10t. 260 jtm I am, Sir, Your most obedient humble sewtct. (Signed) W. We have also the pleasure to state, that the Royal Exchange Assurance have in the hand- somest manner paid to Messrs. Dobson and Baker 501. as a present to Captain Cook, and W. to be divided amongst his officers and crew. The Royal Humane Society have awarded to Captain Cook an Honorary Medallion.

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