Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé, describing the situations and movements of the French and British fleets in the West Indies, reporting that he has had to borrow food supplies from the Army on account of the Navy's supplier's ineptitude, and remarking on the poor condition of a number of British ships, largely caused by bad weather.

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Title

Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé, describing the situations and movements of the French and British fleets in the West Indies, reporting that he has had to borrow food supplies from the Army on account of the Navy's supplier's ineptitude, and remarking on the poor condition of a number of British ships, largely caused by bad weather.

Date Created

20 January 1782

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Sir

Description

Hood also encloses various papers, presumably 0660-0662.

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0659