Copy of a letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to Rear-Adm. Thomas Graves asking if he had any information about the location of the French fleet, expressing his concerns that De Grasse would be aiming for the Chesapeake and the subsequent danger this might cause to British ships as well as the supply support this might provide to 'the Rebels'.

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Title

Copy of a letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to Rear-Adm. Thomas Graves asking if he had any information about the location of the French fleet, expressing his concerns that De Grasse would be aiming for the Chesapeake and the subsequent danger this might cause to British ships as well as the supply support this might provide to 'the Rebels'.

Date Created

10 September 1781

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Sir

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0644