Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé, reporting on the locations of the French fleet, which had arrived in the West Indies from America in late November, and the condition of the British fleet, and enclosing copies of letters [presumably 0657-0658] re the 'strange and unaccountable business' of 'this St Eustatius event' [presumably the surrender of the island to French troops].

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Title

Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé, reporting on the locations of the French fleet, which had arrived in the West Indies from America in late November, and the condition of the British fleet, and enclosing copies of letters [presumably 0657-0658] re the 'strange and unaccountable business' of 'this St Eustatius event' [presumably the surrender of the island to French troops].

Date Created

14 December 1781

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Sir

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0656