Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé reporting again on Sir George Rodney's making over to him the command of the British fleet on the Leeward Island station, enclosing various papers [0632-0641], reporting on his journey to America and his current position there, on attempts to prevent the enemy's ships in the West Indies and at Rhode Island from combining forces, and on the departure of French ships from the American coast.

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Title

Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé reporting again on Sir George Rodney's making over to him the command of the British fleet on the Leeward Island station, enclosing various papers [0632-0641], reporting on his journey to America and his current position there, on attempts to prevent the enemy's ships in the West Indies and at Rhode Island from combining forces, and on the departure of French ships from the American coast.

Date Created

2 September 1781

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Sir

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0631